Tag: Church of God

From The Beginning

World missions was on God’s mind from the beginning. Dave Davidson God seeks a dwelling place among the creation that He has made in His Own image. Although with horror we read about the walk of God and mankind being shattered by sin in… Continue Reading “From The Beginning”

What is a Minga?

 And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. 1 Thessalonians 5:14 Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2

Bound To Go

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go.-A. B. Simpson In Matthew’s rendering of the Great Commission Jesus puts legs on the Great Commandment. Love of God… Continue Reading “Bound To Go”

Treasure

Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just carry the humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give. David Livingston There is an… Continue Reading “Treasure”

Example

In Proverbs we read: “He that winneth souls is wise.” If any man, woman, or child by a godly life and example can win one soul to God, his life will not have been a failure. He will have outshone all the mighty men… Continue Reading “Example”

No Substitute For Action

Sympathy is no substitute for action. David Livingstone Felling sorrow and pity for another’s situation is a good starting point but eventually we must take action. Echoing through the pages of scripture is the disappointed yet sympathetic voice of God questioning Adam and Eve… Continue Reading “No Substitute For Action”

sharper

The New Testament apostles did not turn the world upside-down by social work; they turned the world upside-down by proclaiming the Word of God, which is sharper than any two-edged sword. K.P. Yohannan We all like helping people but we dare not conflate missionary… Continue Reading “sharper”

The Missionary Gift

Friends, this post was first published on October of 2018. Not every believer has the missionary gift, but every Christian is called to some kind of involvement in missions. We are called to advance the gospel in some way and to participate in the… Continue Reading “The Missionary Gift”

The Work of Mark 16

The lesson is obvious. True missionaries concentrate on doing the work of Mark 16:15 rather than operating social-welfare programs. True missionaries serve the message of Christ, not the institutions of the church. K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World There are two ways that… Continue Reading “The Work of Mark 16”

Contentment’s Secret

I cared not where or how I lived, or what hardships I went through, so that I could but gain souls to Christ. David Brainerd The Apostle Paul wrote words to the Philippian church that echo throughout time and eventually each follower of Christ… Continue Reading “Contentment’s Secret”

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