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And He said to them, "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation." – Mark 16:15


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A Laborer’s Heart

Did Paul weep?

I asked this question the other day as I spilled out my heart with tears overflowing.

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Though there is so much to be excited and expectant for, I have been feeling discouraged, lately. Only a few months in, we have had several diverse opportunities to witness to people and share the good news! Yet many still reject Him, either in a single conversation or – this is what seems to affect me most – in not responding to our attempts to contact them… even after saying they were interested and would like to meet another time to talk again.

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Book Review – Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours?

Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours? by Roland Allen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The two things I like most about Roland Allen’s book is, 1. It really challenges us to compare how we do ministry today as opposed to how Paul and the early Church operated, and 2. It has a GLOBAL perspective.

Because the book is constantly reflecting on Paul’s “methods” of missionary work, you can’t help but feel convicted at times, realizing how far we have strayed from Christ’s original design for the Church. Allen challenges us to revisit why we do the things we do and discern what is biblical, and what is man-made.

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