Among humanity, is no pre-disposition towards saving grace, only pre-indisposition. If we are "dead in our trespasses and sins", then nobody is "farther" or "closer" away from Christ. We are all, rather, equally dead. The ground is level both at the foot of the cross and the plain of the cemetery. Nobody is more saved than others by Christ and nobody is more separated than others from Christ. So Saul the persecutor of Christians and Cornelius the "God-fearer" were equally dead in their trespasses and sins and equally in need of divine alien righteousness. And this makes all the difference for how we make disciples among the nations.
"I am more concerned with biblical burden and motivation intensity, than I am with the particulars of awareness or knowledge of the lay of the land in the world with regard to how many groups are there, where do the live, how unreached are they. "
Libya is home to nearly 6.2 million people and approximately 28 unreached people groups. Last year a team of cross cultural workers began to pray that God would raise up others to go to these unreached people groups in the nation of Libya.
Want to know how to have real community? In this 2 minute video clip from the Verge Conference, Francis Chan begins to answer the question that so many of us are asking - how can we have real community? The answer that Francis gives might surprise you.
During our Missional Community leadership training we start with a definition of missional community. Then, we clarify what it is not. A Missional Community is not primarily a Bible study. Find out why: