Tag: Mission

Witness Well

A Prayer on how to joyfully fulfill Jesus’ Great Commission

When Jesus tells us to go and make disciples of all nations, he’s not merely making a suggestion, nor is it just an order. It is something far greater.  The great commission given by Jesus is a pronouncement of… Read More

A prayer on being prepared to share God’s Word with others

The Bible says, “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  But do this with gentleness and respect.” (1 Peter 3:15)  Being prepared to share… Read More

A prayer to overcome fear in sharing God’s Word with others

The prospect of sharing God’s Word with others does cause fear and panic for many Christians. The thoughts of  “What do I say?” or “What if I say something wrong?” plants the seeds of inactivity in our fertile minds…. Read More

Reaching Men Who Hate Going to Church

If today’s church wants to reach men, it must start challenging them to follow Christ. In the Bible, Jesus confronted the religious, comforted the needy, but challenged everyone else. Rick Warren estimates that 80% of today’s churches are comforting… Read More

A prayer for strength to be Christ’s ambassadors

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.”  (2 Cor. 5:20) A Christian believer is considered an ambassador. A government appointed ambassador are sent to communicate with foreign governments and called upon to… Read More

A Prayer to be a Bold Witness for Christ

Sharing God’s Word with others is a daunting task. Competing truths, busyness, and distractions add up to what seemingly is a disinterested public towards spiritual matters. When including our own fear and weaknesses, we must acknowledge our need to rely… Read More

How to face our future with eager expectation

The town’s 4th of July parade is marching its way down Main Street. The sirens are blaring, the drums are rolling, and the motorcycles are revving their engines. A young girl with a balloon in her hand is craning her… Read More

Characteristics of Great Missionaries

God likes to use the most unlikely of people to achieve his greatest purposes. The Apostle Paul was once a passionate, fiery young man. He was probably considered “the most likely to succeed” among his peers. His zeal and… Read More