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Healthy Churches Not Disciples, As The Goal

Healthy Churches Not Disciples, As The Goal

Why should church planting be the primary focus of missions? In session 8, Mark Dever walks through the biblical support for the primacy of the church. Search for: Recent Posts What Is ‘Finishing Well’? Why Is It So Rare? The Value of Pre-Field Missionary...
Some Wrong Assumptions in the Missions World

Some Wrong Assumptions in the Missions World

While on a recent trip (Baton Rouge, Orlando, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis), I was talking to an intelligent young lady who made the statement “I believe God can use His Word alone to bring men to Himself.”  I told her that I agreed with her completely. God COULD do...
Three Hills Worth Dying On

Three Hills Worth Dying On

 Last month I was speaking at a missions conference in California and the pastoral staff were explaining some difficulties they were having within the missions department. Recently they had become convinced that their overseas church planters (missionaries) needed to...
A Return to Historic Missions

A Return to Historic Missions

We spend the bulk of our time searching out, discerning, and strategizing new methods for completing the Great Commission. Could it be that a return to the historical methods is whats needed? Our annual Radius Day, when our campus is wide open, is over now.  For the...
Eternal Life is Costly by Design

Eternal Life is Costly by Design

I love getting to watch Michigan play football AND knock out a few emails at the same time.  Sitting by the beach enjoying the ocean and sunshine… while reading a great book at the same time; yep that’s another favorite of mine! We all enjoy the pleasure and...