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Luke 10

Does prayer make a difference? (Part 2)

Sometimes it takes a story to help us realize just how much of a difference prayer makes. We have friends in India who picked two villages to visit. One of the villages they prayed for and the other they did not. When they later went in to proclaim the good news of Jesus, the village… Read More

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Missions Teaching from India

Suspended in a hammock: contextualizing the good news

Photo credit: SadieMaeGlutz (Creative Commons) We have friends in India who are seeing large numbers of both high-caste Hindus and people from other religions become followers of Jesus. They use the sacred books of those religions to point to Christ. When they have clearly demonstrated Christ within those books, they can then point them to… Read More

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Missions

Four ways simple/organic churches are actively involving in cross-cultural mission

Photo credit: Themikelee (Creative Commons) How are people in simple/organic churches currently actively engaging in cross-cultural missions? People move with their job. Because they already are familiar with simple church principles of mission (find a person of peace and start something around them), it is natural for them to make disciples and start churches in… Read More

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Missions

Was the Great Commission given only to the eleven disciples?

Photo credit: Alvaro Canivell (Creative Commons) What does Jesus think about missions? The Great Commission was given by Jesus to the eleven disciples after his resurrection. Here's the Matthew version: Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them… Read More