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Sending Church Stories: Immanuel Baptist Church

“Andy wanted us to start sending,” recalled missions pastor, Andrew. That’s it. It started with one guy.

“We said there’s no way we can do this,” executive pastor Ben Hedrick quickly interjected. 845 more words

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Small Churches Can Be Sending Churches, Part Three

Luke Holmes is the pastor of First Baptist Church of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Never heard of it? No surprise. Neither had Luke, a native of nearby Oklahoma City. 807 more words

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The Missions Pastor's Justification

All my friends are dead.

Whoa, don’t freak out. It’s a figure of speech–kind of. Actually, it’s the title of a book. A spoofy children’s book for adults. 664 more words

Reflections On Brokenness

Sent ≠ Forgotten: A Practical Way to Care for Missionaries

When I was six years old my parents accidentally forgot me at church. Both of them had driven that day, and they simply pulled away thinking I was in the other vehicle. 691 more words

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What Global Terrorism Means for the Sending Church

Thursday, January 6, 2015  Two gunmen enter the office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine in Paris, France, killing twelve people including two police officers. 1,128 more words

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Small Churches Can Be Sending Churches

I didn’t approach fellow Sojourn pastor Travis McGowen. He came to me. After he met a co-worker from the same country where I used to serve as a missionary, Travis set up a meeting with me to get some pointers on how to culturally share the gospel. 906 more words

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