10 Reasons We Must Connect our Churches with Cities

We are called to get the gospel to all peoples of the world (Matt. 28:18-20), and we will not do that if we shy away from the world’s cities. Please read on, and pray about how your church might tackle Read More …

Misperceptions on Missionaries, Part 2

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #7 Last week I posted ten misperceptions about missionaries. If you didn’t read that post, I encourage you to go there now.  Here are ten more misperceptions: “We’re never afraid.” Missionaries are faithful people, but fear Read More …

Becoming a Great Commission Christian

*A version of this post was first published at www.thomrainer.com. Five times in the New Testament, Jesus gave us a version of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20, Mark 16:15, Luke 24:45-47, John 20:21, Acts 1:8). Reaching the nations is clearly Read More …

9 Reasons Why Church Leaders Should Read the Daily News

*A version of this post was first published at www.thomrainer.com. If you’re a church leader, whether laity or clergy, I know you’re busy. I get tired just thinking about non-stop meetings, prospect visits, member ministry, lesson and sermon preparation, e-mails Read More …