Ed Stetzer declares that mission and missions must work together. We mustn’t have one without the other.
The missional church is shaped by God and his mission. In order for the church to recover its missional passion, we must reclaim our lost sense of the glory of God’s mission. (more…)
Andrew Corbett challenges Christians, not just leaders, with these thoughts …
The one we follow expects people to follow us. This gives Christianity a leadership culture. If you are a follower of Christ, you must be leader. Whenever the church is at its strongest it is because it is led well.
Because leadership is a part of the fabric of Christianity and the church that Christ is building, Jesus’ followers will display Christ-like leadership in their homes, their schools, their clubs, their workplaces, and the marketplace. Christ’s leadership shows us that it is not about how many are following, but how they are led that matters. (more…)
Former missionary Erica Grace asks: ‘What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Missions”?’
You’ll probably say: the ‘lost’ – and you would be right.
I think this way…
A prodigal, so lost
There was a young man who was totally lost.
He had lost his career, his home, his future, his dreams. He was so lost people had given up on him. He drank himself to oblivion every day. Friends would bring him to his desperate wife each night, where she would endure his frustrating beatings. (more…)
EMPOWERING ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME…Tess Abadilla’s Inspiring initiative
Frontline Foundation is a non-profit international aid organisation dedicated to empowering less-privileged people in regions of the world that need support …one community at a time… to achieve sustainable livelihood.
‘We do this by partnering with both generous involved parties (individuals and organisations) and needy communities and facilitating community development projects that would enable the communities to experience holistic transformation,’ says Founder and CEO Maria Teresa Abadilla (Tess).
Tess Abadilla has a strong background as a strategic business leader and executive. She held several senior positions in large government business enterprise organisations and consulting companies prior to establishing Frontline Foundation.
Prayers for coming election requested
Jossy Chacko is Founder and President of Empart, the Croydon, Victoria based missions organisation that is effectively reaching thousands of souls in India and Nepal, founding churches and training and equipping men and women to become effective agents of transformation. He writes:
Jesus is able to work miracles and achieve so much more than we can ask or imagine! I want to draw attention to the current elections in India and request readers’ prayers.
The 2014 general election is the biggest democratic exercise in the world’s history! Taking place over a period of five weeks, the result is expected to be announced on May16. This election is especially significant for Christian ministries because, if the present predictions are true, we will soon have a Hindu right wing party (BJP) in power. (more…)