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Injustice and Reconciliation in the Life of a Sending Church

The life, work, and untimely death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to speak a mushrooming word on injustice and reconciliation in our world. As churches send their people into unjust, unreconciled places, they do so with the confidence of holding out the only thing that can atone for all injustices and give hope for reconciliation between God and men. 975 more words

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What's the Buzz About Churches and Sending?

Last week I was on a personal retreat at a little monastery. With my Bible and journal in hand, I tiptoed away to the surrounding knobby trails, nervously observing the rule of silence and solitude. 986 more words

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Unless They Are Sent

Often there is in the Christian church an emphasis on “going” on evangelistic and missions endeavors, and this is certainly appropriate. But Romans 10:15 challenges us in a different way: “How will they preach unless they are sent?” It is not only the responsibility of individual members of the church to go on mission, but also of the church corporately to send them: “How will they preach unless they are SENT?” ┬áThis reminds us that the church as a body must have an emphasis on sending people to share the good news. 309 more words

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