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What Is Your Missional Purpose?

What Is Your Missional Purpose?

I encourage you to focus today on your specific calling. If you cannot complete the sentence, “My ministry is _______________,” pray and reflect until you can. Then live every day in alignment with your missional purpose, remembering that “how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives” (Annie Dillard).

Former Megachurch Pastor Vance Pitman Steps Down to Focus on the “Big C” Church

Former Megachurch Pastor Vance Pitman Steps Down to Focus on the “Big C” Church

Former pastor Vance Pitman stepped down from his successful megachurch because he felt called to focus on what he calls the “big C” church.

Pastor David Platt Urges Christians to Invest More in Missions

Pastor David Platt Urges Christians to Invest More in Missions

Pastor David Platt said at a recent conference that Christians need to invest more in mission work to help reach the 3 billion people in the world who are “unreached.”

Only 46 Percent of Christians See Missions as a 'Mandate' from Christ: Barna Poll

Only 46 Percent of Christians See Missions as a 'Mandate' from Christ: Barna Poll

Pastors and laypeople have dramatically different views about the scope of missions, according to a new Barna survey that probes what Christians believe about Jesus’ commandment in Matthew’s Gospel.

Jewish Couple Gives $18 Million to Support Christian Medical Missions in Africa

Jewish Couple Gives $18 Million to Support Christian Medical Missions in Africa

A New York Jewish couple has donated $18 million to help fund Christian medical missions in Africa.

Prayer: The Greatest Act of Love We Can Offer

Prayer: The Greatest Act of Love We Can Offer

March 6 is World Day of Prayer. Initiated by women in the 1890s, World Prayer Day is a day to pray for and look for ways to support women and children in need as well as to pray for and support local and foreign missions.

Dodging Dangers, Mission Groups Weigh Risks and Rewards

Dodging Dangers, Mission Groups Weigh Risks and Rewards
This year’s many risks, from fuel-price riots in Haiti to violent unrest in Nicaragua, have forced a fresh reckoning with thorny questions: How much risk is too much?

What Impact are Immigrants Having on Americans Missions?

What Impact are Immigrants Having on Americans Missions?
Latino churches with immigrant congregations are working to support ministriesin their home countries, and its work that is spreading to other congregations, but it’s also ministry that isn’t always easy.
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