Category Archives: missions

John Piper’s Excellent Response to the Muslim’s “A Common Word” (from 2008)

This was from 2008. When I have more time, I want to write more on this issue. Piper’s excellent response is still true today. Many Evangelical missionaries and mission board leaders surprised and confused and disappointed many of us in … Continue reading

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Contending for Our All, part 3

Contending for Our All Part 1 Contending for Our All Part 2 Where Biblical Truth, Theology, Church History, Missions, & proper Contextualization come together. We continue our series on Athanasius’ (lived from around 300-373 AD) statement “Contending For Our All”, … Continue reading

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Contending for Our All (Part 2)

For Part 1, see here.   I would encourage you to go back and read Part 1 and refresh the issue in your mind.  Piper shows how the things that Athanasius stood for in his day, are amazingly relevant for today’s … Continue reading

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Reformation, Missions, & Church History

(Photo of ancient church ruins in Philadelphia of Revelation 3:7-13 & a Mosque in between) Even Philadelphia eventually left it’s first love. (see Rev. 2:4-5) The ruins of columns of an ancient Byzantine church in the ancient city of Philadelphia, now … Continue reading

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“Suffering is not for nothing” – Elisabeth Elliot

This is part 1 in a series on suffering, by the missionary wife of Jim Elliot, who, in 1956, along with 4 other men,  was killed by an indigenous tribe in South America, when they attempted to take the gospel … Continue reading

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Missions Issues

To read and study later: http://www.9marks.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/9Marks-Journal-Fall-2015.pdf https://www.9marks.org/article/stop-sending-missionaries-why-more-isnt-always-better/ https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/rethinking-unreached-peoples  

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Since they started learning our language, and challenging us in our mother tongue . . .

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Ahmed Deedat explains why he started his own Islamic Da’wa (Invitation) – his work of debating Christians and inviting people to Islam. Deedat recounts the author of the book, “Izharul Haqq”, ( اظهار الحق…

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Revelation 5:9 – Daily Dose of Greek

Revelation 5.9 from Daily Dose of Greek on Vimeo.

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Empires and Missions (19th & early 20th century missions) (expanded on July 30)

A very interesting lesson from church history, by Robert Godfrey of Ligonier Ministries. https://renewingyourmind.org/2018/07/28/empires-and-missions Here are some notes I made:  (with expansion on July 30) Empires and Missions Robert Godfrey Late 19th and Early 20th century. As Empires spread, so … Continue reading

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All the messages and sermons from “Together for the Gospel” (T4G) 2018

http://www.dennyburk.com/lig-duncans-stirring-message-at-t4g-18/

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