Category Archives: Evangelism

HOW DO WE MEASURE the Great Commission?

We don’t all measure the Great Commission the same way … and the differences aren’t trivial. I’m a big fan of John Piper and have been helped tremendously by his teaching. However, he recently wrote a paper, How Much is Left … Continue reading

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How Medical Aid Brought Gospel Transformation to One Community

As part of the DNA teaching on worldview, I share my “life message,” The Transforming Story. We talk about the need to tell the whole of the Biblical narrative and that our lives need to be understood and lived out … Continue reading

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Are We Measuring the Right Things?

I received the following paper from a friend and mission leader with many years of experience. As I read I was challenged, not over whether to measure, but what we measure, and why. As the leader of Harvest, a global … Continue reading

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The Visible Results of the Gospel

About ten years ago I began to feel restless about the work of the missionary organization I was part of. To be sure, there was lots to be happy about. We had dedicated missionaries very effective at building relationships in … Continue reading

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How Does the Church Fight Terrorism?

Jihadism is that radical Islam that wages jihad, or war, against non-Muslims and even against moderate Muslims. For the sake of discussion, let’s say everyone agrees that Jihadism poses a threat to freedom. And let’s say that everyone agrees that the job … Continue reading

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“Doesn’t Wholism Just Send Well-fed, Clothed People to Hell?”

That assertion is sometimes made of a comprehensive approach to Christian ministry such as taught by the DNA. At one level, this is a straw-man argument, an attack of a caricature of wholism. The DNA is not among those who … Continue reading

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Exciting Opportunities in the Phoenix Area!

Today there are more churches in the world than ever, and yet more brokenness, poverty, corruption, and despair. Why? In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus gives his marching orders to the Church: make disciples of all nations! Today, the Church has largely … Continue reading

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DNA Featured in Two Recent Articles

Kim Moreland is part of Chuck Colson’s BreakPoint staff as one of their lead writers/editors. Last week she wrote an excellent article titled “The Social Gospel and Eternity: The Importance of the Biblical Worldview” and published it on the BreakPoint … Continue reading

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More Reception Among Muslims

We recently received a very encouraging report from a Vision Conference conducted in the Middle East.  The trainer shares that the time was very stressful: most of the leaders were semi-literate and the presentations had to be interpreted into two … Continue reading

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Darrow Shares Important Lessons from his Time in Peru

October 15th, 2009 Extracted from Darrow Miller’s Memoirs during his recent visit to teach in Peru. I have been encouraged and gratified by the numbers of people who have come up to me to say that they have read Discipling … Continue reading

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