ABTSs partnership with Arabic Nazarene Bible College will open doors to future program growth – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) —Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) announced a new partnership with the Arabic Nazarene Bible College that will introduce new perspectives and continue a pattern of cross-denominational collaboration. Arabic Nazarene Bible College operates a semi-formal training program in Lebanon and Jordan training church members. Already, ABTS has a faculty member who belongs to Arabic... Read more

Pandemic and chaos cannot stop Gospel growth – Mission Network News

Central America (MNN) — Despite the current pandemic, millions of people around the world are finding hope in the Gospel. The COVID issue has really impacted churches and the individuals, and even physical needs, but the believers there have taken those opportunities and found ways to continue to reach, says Helen Williams, freight shipments coordinator... Read more

Sammy Tippit on the importance of relationships in digital Church growth – Mission Network News

International (MNN) Following a huge evangelistic event, Sammy Tippit Ministries is diving deeper into digital evangelism, building on the foundation of deep relationships. We have reported previously on the event live-streamed by Sammy Tippit Ministries at the end of May. You can read more about it here. Sammy Tippit says, “This sounds maybe a little... Read more

Chinese Communist Party threatened by growth of the Church – Mission Network News

China (MNN) Christians suffer in China as the government cracks down, but the Church continues to see explosive growth. Early Rain Covenant Church is an underground church in China, but one that had been getting very active online. They caught the attention of the Chinese government, who raided the church in 2018. We have reported... Read more

The heart of church growth

(Photo: Sincerely Media)These were the suggestions offered when I asked how we grow the church today. When I pressed further they justified their ideas pointing to marketing research that confirms if you can engage a customer and get them through your doors you will have a higher conversion rate (pun intended) for sales and return... Read more

Should Missionaries Expect Rapid Growth?

Missionaries often start their journey into ministry with high expectations. Chief among them is a hope for fruit from their labors. However, it doesnt take long for some to realize their dreams may not instantly translate into reality. Cultural differences shock the system. Language learning is slow and can frustrate a family. Team dynamics may... Read more

New period of Gospel development pending in Yemen – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Yemen (MNN) — If youre in search of unreached folks teams or, UPGs as theyre referred to as within the missions neighborhood begin your search in Yemen. Usually, the indicating issue of when a folks group is taken into account reached or unreached is whether or not they're a minimum of two-percent Christian, says... Read more

Need Religious Progress? Learn Extra Fiction | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Earlier than school, I wasnt a lot of a reader. C.S. Lewis was the one writer I might decide up voluntarily. Even then, it was seldom his works of fiction that intrigued me. I used to be extra interested by his theology. This was true as a result of I believed studying... Read more

Ought to Missionaries Anticipate Speedy Progress?

[ad_1] Missionaries usually begin their journey into ministry with excessive expectations. Chief amongst them is a hope for fruit from their labors. Nonetheless, it doesnt take lengthy for some to appreciate their desires might not immediately translate into actuality. Cultural variations shock the system. Language studying is gradual and might frustrate a household. Staff dynamics... Read more

What Does Religious Development Truly Look Like? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] All dwelling issues develop. With human beings, we watch infants learns to crawl, to stroll, to speak. We develop from whole dependance on our dad and mom to ultimately being dad and mom are ourselves. The maturing course of is a journey to independence. Our non secular journeys are simply the other.... Read more