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How to Respond When Someone Expresses Initial Interest in Missions

“Excuse me, pastor. I think I want to be a missionary.”

Oh no. If you’re a pastor or leader in the church, what do you say?! 1,057 more words

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Sending Church Stories: Antioch Church

How it Happened

I knew Antioch Church was young, small, and globally-minded, but I had no idea just how much sending was in their DNA until I sat down with their founding pastor, Todd Robertson. 803 more words

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5 Love Languages of a Sending Church

Several years ago Gary Chapman wrote a book called “The Five Love Languages.” If you are married and a part of a church chances are you have read that book, been to a book study on it and still use some of the language surrounding that book in your marriage today. 627 more words

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Fit for the Task: Why the Local Church Must Lead in Missionary Assessment

When Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that he wanted to put Dubai on the map with something really sensational, he wasn’t joking. Only a few years later he baffled the world with a true modern marvel, the Burj Khalifa. 1,224 more words

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Sending Church Stories: Sojourn Community Church

When Nathan Garth was given the reigns to build vision and strategy for global missions at Sojourn Community Church, one of his first tasks was, surprisingly, writing a document. 460 more words

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Returning Sent Ones: The Challenges of Coming "Home"

I breathe deeply and say over to myself: “You are at home; you are at home.” But a sense of strangeness will not leave me, I can find nothing of myself in all these things. 1,231 more words

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What is a Vision Trip?

Three years ago Rex and Jen Bingham* were volunteering in their church’s youth ministry. Now they’re living abroad and working with one of the most difficult people groups in the world (other than American youth). 854 more words

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