Monthly Archives: February 2015

5 Trends To Watch In The Missional Community Conversation

Logan Gentry writes, As I consider the current missional community conversation, there are 5 major tends to watch conversation over the course of this year. These trends are not necessarily changes to the missional community and church conversation, they are … Continue reading

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Avoiding Mission Deflation — Rev. Michael Ruhl

The February 1, 2015 edition of Mission Moments addresses the issue that acts of mercy and service can often trump the greater good of sharing the Good News. Rev. Michael Ruhl of the Center for US Missions writes, One continues to marvel … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 5)

In last Monday’s posting, we summarized Johann Gerhard’s theological position regarding world-wide evangelization. Gerhard’s position had a profound influence on Lutherans and their “slow” response to the Lord’s commission to “Go!”  This week’s posting identifies additional dogmatic barriers that influenced … Continue reading

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My Wealth Is Not in What I Own — Keith and Kristyn Getty

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Love Your Enemy — A Personal Story

Verge Network has published the story of Daoud Nassar. Daoud is an Arab Palestinian Christian who lives on a small farm outside of Bethlehem.  Each summer he hosts a creative arts camp for refugee children and teaches them to strive for … Continue reading

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Conversation or Confrontation? A Free Witness Webinar with Pastor Billy Newell

Passion for truth can sometimes come across as passion for being right. People are more likely to leave the church or never come at all if they are experiencing confrontation instead of conversation with Christians. As people pour out their hearts … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 4)

Why were subsequent generations of “Lutheran theologians, the intellectual children and grandchildren of Luther” resistant to responding to the Lord’s Great Commission to send missionaries to the ends of the earth?  Some reasons have already been highlighted in this paper, … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Slovakia

Unfortunately, the prayer video on YouTube for Slovakia is “private” so it cannot be posted on “Go!” but please take a moment to pray for the people of Slovakia. In order to learn of prayer needs, please visit: Slovakia.

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Jesus Loves Me — Chris Tomlin

Jesus loves me. There is no greater love! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Sharing in the Suffering of our Christian Brothers and Sisters

Floyd A. Brobbel, Voice of the Martyr’s VP of International Ministry and Operations tells of a recent experience he had when visiting some persecuted Christians in Ethiopia.  Brobbel recounts in the VOM Canada magazine (Feb. 2015:14), On a recent trip … Continue reading

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