Renewing the Mission: Reaching Our Communities
Jesus’ words in Matthew 28:19, 20 to “go and make disciples … and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” cannot be ignored. This is the purpose of His church. Unfortunately, the church can lose its outward focus and become captive by internal ministry structures that do little to reach the unbeliever for Christ. The call for the 21st-century church and leaders is to embrace a missional mindset that moves beyond maintaining traditional systems to one that adapts emerging strategies for outreach in the community.
L. Alton Garrison
Misconceptions hamper the future of missions in America. But there are ways church leaders can overcome them and stand together for national revival.
Interview With Ray Berryhill, Steve Dodson, Mark Lehmann
Three pastors share the practical and innovative ways their churches are taking that responsibility seriously.
What must the North American church “become” and “do” in this season of decline?
What do cultural shifts mean for the work and witness of churches?
To face new challenges and opportunities both in embracing our past and engaging our present, we must develop a missional mindset.
It does not matter who you are or where you pastor, God is calling your church to grow.
J. Don George
How one pastor walked his church toward the harvest one step at a time.
The principle of Christ’s love transformed this church’s entire approach to ministry.
Growing your church rests on these nine axioms.
These principles provide a biblical framework for teaching personal evangelism that can become an integral part of any believer’s lifestyle.
Why we should pray and seek the peace of the city, if not for “Babylon’s” health, at least for the church’s health.
Steven M. Pike
Consider these five reasons why church planting is the best methodology for evangelism.
Nearly every pastor can testify that not all decisions result in disciples and responsible church members.
College students encounter groups that reflect humanistic values. But for those who discover Chi Alpha, a different environment emerges.
From the General Superintendent
Here’s a peek into the formative years of George O. Wood’s ministry, and the lessons he learned.
Reaching Our Community
Gary R. Allen
The Greatest Challenges of Pastoral Care
Richard D. Dobbins
William Howard Durham’s Focus and Priorities
By Douglas Jacobsen
Ministry and Medical Ethics
Christina M.H. Powell
Q&A for Ministry Wives
A Son Wrestling With the Faith
Real Life Preaching
Eric D. Rust
Managing Your Ministry
John Michael De Marco
Protecting Your Spouse
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