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Will Sending Agencies Be Able to Change?

Will Sending Agencies Be Able to Change?

It’s a very relevant question and one that may determine the viability and relevance for many sending agencies in the coming years.  Some of the larger issues are… Sending agencies typically take 8-15% of a missionary’s salary.  Historically this was in part due...
Four Fields: A Revised Version of DMM

Four Fields: A Revised Version of DMM

As more and more folks have discovered the biblically suspect underbelly of Disciple Making Movements, I have begun to frequently hear, “Oh, we don’t use pure DMM, we have made some adjustments to it.” Some omit Obedience Based Discipleship (OBD), some allow...
Missionary Sending Agencies: Some Pros and Cons

Missionary Sending Agencies: Some Pros and Cons

Let me state for the record that every time we at Radius International are asked, “When is Radius going to become its own sending agency?”, our answer is, “We’re not.” From the beginning, we had no intention of doing so because we are convinced there are enough...
What Baseball Has in Common With Church Planting

What Baseball Has in Common With Church Planting

Living in San Diego while the Padres are enjoying a banner year (a rarity indeed!) has been great. It brings back memories of playing baseball and watching Willie Mays as a boy. But what in the world does baseball have in common with church planting? There is...
Is Everyone A Missionary?

Is Everyone A Missionary?

Right about now I’m pretty weary with the line of thought that “these are challenging days.” Enough. I find myself coming back to the basics, less concerned about Covid-19, getting back to reading things that refresh my heart—God’s Word and books I’ve only recently...