Category Archives: Missions

The Ministry of Deputation

“But my God shall supply all your need according to his┬áriches 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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Thanksgiving and Missions

Psalms 18:49 “Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.” Did you know that there is a connection between missions and thanksgiving? Paul thought so. He quotes Psalm 18:49 in Romans 15:9, “And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is […]

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All Aboard?

And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.” 2 Timothy 2:2 A Definition A good definition for “train” is something that is drawn behind (noun) or to draw something behind (verb). Isaiah saw the LORD’s train […]

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