Not Just a Hearer, but a Doer Also

How does thinking about reaching “everyone” with the gospel change how you do things? Demeke is an evangelist from Ethiopia. He participated in an MC2 training, a four-phase training process to give people a vision for outreach and equip them to launch new churches and faith communities. Demeke faithfully implemented his training. A phase...

Mobilized for Mission

One day last September I attended a lunch hosted by Bekele Shanko, Cru Vice President for Global Church Movements, and Erick Schenkel, JESUS Film Director. Bekele and Erick spoke about “the vision and progress of planting an additional 5 million churches around the world.” During the program, Phil Cohn, director of Christ for All Peoples,...

During the Crucifixion Scene

While on a prayer journey in India and Sri Lanka, 35 missionaries with Nazarene Missions International decided to show “JESUS” at a tea plantation. The rolling hillsides were blanketed with tea plants and crisscrossed by meandering trails for harvesting. Near the center of the plantation was a village with a town square—right next to...

Until the Kingdom Comes

by John Piper Not counting the 1,561,000,000 evangelized non-Christians in the world, or the 1,362,000,000 professing Christians in the world, there are 1,381,000,000 unevangelized persons in the world who are “unaware of Christianity, Christ and the Gospel” (World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982). Jesus Said: Matthew 24:14, “This gospel will first be preached throughout the whole...

How To Help Fulfill the Great Commission

by Bill Bright ◊ Today I lay before you the greatest challenge ever given to man by the greatest person who has ever lived. No matter how wealthy, famous, brilliant, or powerful you may be, you will never give yourself to any cause that can compare with this life-changing, even world-changing, call of God. No...