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Urban Mission to the Glory of God

Urban Mission to the Glory of God

Why is it important to establish the biblical basis for urban mission and ministry? What is in the heart of God for today’s cities of the world? How should we – as sons, stewards and servants of God in urban environments – view the cities and their inhabitants from the perspective of the Creator God Almighty?  What does the Scripture say about urban mission and ministry?  Why is it important, then, to establish the biblical basis for urban mission and…

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Biblical Study of Discipleship (p. 3)

Biblical Study of Discipleship (p. 3)

Jesus’ model of discipleship may be summarized as involving prayerful preaching and teaching of the kingdom of God to which people respond in faith. This is followed by a significant investment of time with those followers in order to give pointed instruction, correction, and modeling. The goal of this discipleship is a changing of one’s life to become increasingly kingdom-oriented and reflective of the life and priorities of Jesus. Disciples who grow and mature will themselves begin to make disciples…

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There is No Middle Ground

There is No Middle Ground

Though October 31 has come and gone, Protestants must not put aside its significance and relevance for another year. We must make an effort to regularly remind ourselves of that sacred day in 1517 when the Spirit of God used the German Augustinian monk, Martin Luther (1483-1546), to launch the Protestant Reformation.  Luther was a prophetic voice that took no prisoners with his theological assertions.  His theological persuasion and unbreakable dissent emerged from his knowledge of the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures. …

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Africa Study Bible

Africa Study Bible

The forthcoming issue of Journal of Global Christianity includes an interview with Dr. Matthew Elliott, president of Oasis International, about the new Africa Study Bible. Here is Bible Gateway’s brief interview with Dr. Elliott. See below for a video introduction….