Church Covenant on Missionary Support

We are thankful to God for the growth in recent years of the establishment of new churches, and the reformation of current churches, based on an ecclesiology that reflects the whole counsel of God. However, one area that has tended to lag behind is an extension of this ecclesiology into the formation of a healthy…


Publishing your Christian book overseas? Questions to evaluate publishers

In recent years, Christian publishers from the US and UK have been increasingly taking proactive steps to publish their titles in languages around the world. To thoroughly evaluate all of the publishing options it is helpful to ask a broad range of questions. The questions below are a few suggestions.

When Everyone Qualifies as a Missionary: An Analogy from the World of Medicine

If you have been a member of a North American evangelical church for any length of time it is likely that you, or one of your family members, were invited to join a short-term or long-term missions team. The number of different opportunities is literally endless: a two week medical missions team to an impoverished…


Biblical Eldership and Global Missions: A Vital and Necessary Union

How are the biblical qualifications of a pastor-elder (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9) related to our divine responsibility to fulfill the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20)? This question is absolutely vital and has a direct bearing on the degree of impact – or “fruit” – a missionary has on the field.   The kind of missionary a…