Although we believe that Jesus is the only way to a right relationship with our Heavenly Father, we also believe that God loves each cultural expression of worship to Him. We believe that He does not want us to look the same and that our diversity actually brings delight to his heart.
For All Nations, the term “neglected peoples” has always meant a people that did not have access to the Gospel. It does not refer to how poor they are in other ways or to any physical lack. We are concerned with those things too, but our first priority is to look around the world and see where people have never had a chance to hear about Jesus and then to go to those places…At the end of the day, we long to see Jesus worshipped all over the earth, and we hope our people go to places where we can help see this in our lifetime.
The second core ability of All Nations church planters (see previous posts for previous core abilities) is militant, passionate prayer. How this prayer is different from other kinds of prayer became obvious to me many years ago. I was praying with a group of missionaries from many different agencies. After we finished, one lady came […]
Do you know the difference between a missionary and a missiologist? Most people assume that a person with a degree in missiology will make a good missionary, but this is not always the case. In fact, if the cause of missions were to rely only on those people capable of getting advanced degrees in missions, […]
Train leaders. All believers are meant to be leaders. I know this is true because of 2 Timothy 2:2 and Ephesians 4. If the saints are supposed to do the works of service, then they are supposed to be leaders. The most important leaders in church planting movements are the ones who lead one or […]
As each new year begins, I set aside time to meditate on the mission statement of All Nations. I usually pray through the mission statement at least once daily, but at the new year, it’s good to step back and ask the question, “How can I uniquely be involved in making disciples and training leaders to ignite church planting movements among the neglected peoples of the earth?”