Category Archives: Missions

Communicating the Gospel Effectually

Philemon 1:6 “That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.” Every missionary desires to communicate effectively. The words expressing the truths of the Word of God should be honed to brilliance. This is especially true when communicating cross-culturally. Here are […]

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Fear and Faith

The other day my cardiologist, who is a born-again Christian and a sincere servant of the Lord, asked me a question. It was obvious that it was a very personal thing with him, and no doubt many other Christians are concerned about the same thing. He said, “We are to lay down our lives for […]

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The Ministry of Deputation

“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 Ministry Of Deputation It is true that deputation has been influenced by our American business mindset. To illustrate my point let me pull a quote from a popular deputation manual: “The two main problems that missionaries struggle […]

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It’s Not A Building

“But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.” 1 Timothy 3:15 We Americans are infatuated with buildings. It so permeates our culture that the foremost definition for church […]

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The Lessons of the Wilderness

“Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.” 1 Corinthians 10:11 Upon redemption from Egypt and the subsequent baptism in the cloud and in the Red Sea the children of Israel entered the wilderness (1 Corinthians 10:1-4). There […]

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