Here is a good question to ask any local church: Does your presence add value to the neighborhood or the town? In other words, if your church were to close, would your neighbors even notice? Would it make any difference?
By the end of the evening, 1,011 new believers were identified … Dr. Park’s story illustrated two important points: evangelism is not a major problem in non-white cultures in North America, and there is a quiet revival going on in Boston that white (English speaking) Christians know little about.
The professionalization of ministry and of seminary education needs to be re-thought.
“We want Gordon-Conwell to continue to be Gordon-Conwell, but with a renewed missional dimension. The trajectory is from the heart of God into the nations of the world.”
Our faith today should also be encouraged by symbols, stories, signs, markers that bring us back to the foundational truth: God’s extravagant love…
A generation later and here is the daughter of one of my disciples.
I am convinced the single most indispensable skill of leadership is: attentiveness