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Lead the Lost to Jesus Without being Obnoxious

Church Planting Movements around the world demonstrate that The Gospel swiftly sweeps lost people into God’s Kingdom when new believers are quickly trained and coached to invite others to follow Christ. Emerging U.S. movements are replicating this dynamic here. From these movements it is clear that: The longer … Continue reading

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Learning from Paris’ Tragedy

Our hearts and prayers go out to all those affected by the tragic violence in Paris. While it is understandable for both Muslims and Christians to feel outrage when they are ridiculed in the press, violence is never an acceptable response. This … Continue reading

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Learning through Pain

This post was started on April 16th, 2014 but has been repeatedly revised to incorporate additional thoughts and updated to reflect my current status. Current Summary (June 15th, 2014) From early April to early May I had suffered a flare-up of sciatic pain which … Continue reading

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Get Started Starting Movements

This material has moved to themissionnetwork.org/start-movements

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Strategic Discipling Opportunities

Do you know someone with potential interest in hosting a strategic young diplomat? Every year two separate U.S. State Department programs provide scholarships for high school exchange students from former Soviet Union states (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, … Continue reading

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Prepare to Welcome Muslims into God’s Kingdom

God is doing something truly remarkable and unprecedented among Muslims in our day. Muslims are increasingly open, and at our doorstep, but most believers aren’t equipped to share the Good News with them. And many Christians are more focused on confronting … Continue reading

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God’s Hand in M Migration

Many Christians view the mass immigration of Ms to the U.S. and Europe with concern and anxiety. But growing evidence indicates that God is orchestrating the migration of Ms—“so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him … Continue reading

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Add Skills and Experience to your Insight and Understanding

Understanding and insight have clear Biblical significance. But if they alone were the key to fruitfulness, the church in North American would be the most fruitful in history (rather than struggling and often stagnant). Another key ingredient is missing—practical, hands-on … Continue reading

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“Final Assault” Novel Coming

Steve Smith, author of T4T: A Discipleship Re-Revolution, would welcome your help to refine a pair of “mobilization” novels to fuel vision and passion to complete the missionary task among unreached people groups in our generation: Here’s the plot: Amidst growing spiritual … Continue reading

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Quick Global Perspective

Great 2009 perspective on “the remaining missionary task” in less than two minutes. Note huge progress since the 1980s, when half the world’s population was without access! [Note that this is downloadable for your use.]

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