http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb_eSHzCjws John Piper shares when he saw the local people in his congregation who were passionate about the neighborhoods, the homeless, abortion, drugs and other local issues... More...
What if we took the words of Jesus seriously, and began to live incarnational lives? This is what Sara has by moving to the South Bronx, one of the poorest neighborhood in the US, to live amongst the people who need to see Jesus.
Todd Engstrom describes what a missionary is.
For all of our compassion, we should be seeing some substantial positive changes in the lives of poor people and communities. The reality is that the poor are poorer.
David Platt and Matt Carter discuss what it means to be a church with a DNA for the nations. Learn how your church can be more involved in spreading the gospel.
Mike Breen, Alan Hirsch, Jo Saxton and Jeff Vanderstelt discuss how we can recover the power of the gospel among ordinary people.
What Jesus did with His 3 years of ministry was invest in a few, entrusting the message to 12 men. There was no Plan B to his master plan for world evangelization. There was only 1 plan: Disciplemaking.
Rick Warren interviews Ying Kai, the founder of one of the most prolific gospel movements in the world today, about simple ways to share your faith.
"You can't be what you don't see. We get discipleship, but how many of us have seen it last more than one generation? Will we let people imitate our lives? Do I have a life worth imitating?"
What is the biggest thing that you could imagine God could do through you? God can do more than that.
It's unfortunate that in our society we have separated social involvement and loving God. Find out why those two things should be together.
In the bid for excellence and in the process of building well-run and professional organisations, I wonder if something has been missed.
"If the way that God engages the world is through incarnation, the we must become an incarnational people."
"I have created more para-churches than anyone else probably alive. But I'm asking God to forgive me for being so blind for so long." - Dr. Perkins
"You dont have to be a pastor or an elder to lead a missional community, preach the word, lead people to Christ, or baptize them."
"We need to adopt a posture of listening to the neighborhood, or community, or city to which we have been sent. And it is one of the least practiced skills."
"If you're not suffering you shouldn't be at peace." - Francis Chan
"I'm convinced many people in our churches are simply missing the life of Christ. And a lot of it has to do with what we've sold them as the gospel."