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Exploding the Lie of the “Struggling Missionary” on the Foreign Mission Field

  Typically we hear stories of precious missionaries who have given up everything to follow Jesus to the ends of the earth to share the gospel with those who never heard—much as the early disciples did in Acts. On the foreign mission field we then struggle to bring gospel-resistant Muslims, …

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“I have not found such great faith even in [the Church]”

In Luke 7 Jesus uttered these somewhat cryptic words about a certain centurion. We should all desire to have “such great faith” that Jesus did not see even in Israel—perhaps at that time even among his own disciples. Let’s lay the groundwork for understanding and having this kind of faith—faith …

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Rural vs. Urban Missions in the Third World: which should have priority during these Last Days?

China and India are by far the two most populous nations on earth with each well over one billion people—together accounting for 36% of the world’s population. The world’s third most populous country, the United States, lags far behind with over 300 million inhabitants. By 2020 approximately 47% of China’s …

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Preaching the gospel in the Third World: the approach used by the disciples in the gospels & Acts RESTORED

  Luke 10:1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.  2 He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into …

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Are we discipling God’s people through our Sunday church services?

In the Great Commission, Jesus commanded us to “make disciples of all nations.” For one thing, it is only through making disciples that the gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations after which the end will come (Matthew 24:14). Therefore …

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“Church-hopping”: a sign of “peace and prosperity”

Among believers in the Christian West there has arisen a preference called “church-hopping” where they are not committed to any church or fellowship, but rather go from one church to another tasting and sampling. In such a way they might find something which will satisfy their needs—whether spiritual or otherwise. …

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Traditional missions as we know it—fading away during these Last Days?

The “modern missionary movement” which began well over two centuries ago saw giants of the faith like J. Hudson Taylor and William Carey going out to proclaim the kingdom of God to unreached nations like China and India. Their ministries at that time involved many struggles, especially the very difficult …

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Why Western Cultures Drift toward Progressive Liberalism (Inevitably)

Western/European culture was founded primarily on the tenets of Christianity. One major teaching of Christianity is freedom from sin—not social, political or economic freedom—but rather freedom from slavery to sin which ultimately results in death. Such freedom from the sin nature present in every person is achieved by faith in …

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