Top 10 Missions Books to Read in 2023: Chris Howles Shares

A new year is upon us. Itā€™s the time to set new goalsā€”including reading goals. To help us count down the top must-read missiology texts for 2023, Chris Howles joins the show. Chris holds a doctorate in intercultural studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. Heā€™s the founder of From Every Nation, a resource hub for missionaries.Continue reading “Top 10 Missions Books to Read in 2023: Chris Howles Shares”

The Forgotten Principle of Money and Missions: Conley Owens on ā€˜The Dorean Principleā€™

Watch the video version of this episode here. Throughout the ministry world, content is exchanged for money. But is this biblical? Or should the rest of the Christian world take a cue from how missionaries have operated all along? In The Dorean Principle, Pastor Conley Owens analyzes the puzzling biblical teachings on fundraising and reachesContinue reading “The Forgotten Principle of Money and Missions: Conley Owens on ā€˜The Dorean Principleā€™”

No Shortcuts to Success: Matt Rhodesā€™ ā€˜Manifestoā€™

Watch the video version of this episode here. Americans have a need for speedā€”and missionaries arenā€™t immune. But in his new ā€œmanifesto,ā€ author and missionary Matt Rhodes explains why faithful missions requires long-term commitment. This week, we talk to him about historic missionariesā€™ example, why definitions matter, and how to gain agreement on a fieldContinue reading “No Shortcuts to Success: Matt Rhodesā€™ ā€˜Manifestoā€™”

Why Every Christian Isnā€™t a Missionary: Conversations on When Everything Is Missions with Matthew Ellison and Denny Spitters

Not every Christian is a missionary, and not everything that parades itself as missional activity is. This sounds controversialā€”but should it? We ask Matthew Ellison and Denny Spitters, who discuss these issues in their latest book, Conversations on When Everything Is Missions, the follow-up to book to When Everything Is Missions. Hear our previous interviewContinue reading “Why Every Christian Isnā€™t a Missionary: Conversations on When Everything Is Missions with Matthew Ellison and Denny Spitters”