HURT AS A BARRIER TO EVANGELISM: Rebuilding trust with those deeply wounded by the church.

Methods of evangelism have changed over the years. In a culture that is increasingly gospel adverse, I anticipate the ways we evangelize will continue to change to remain effective and faithful to the gospel. As the number of religious nones (i.e., those who have no religious ties) continue to increase, we have started to think through ways to better engage them. But there remains an often overlooked group of ‘unreached’ people who desperately need the gospel. This group consists of men and women who have experienced deep levels of church…

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DEAD MAN AROSE AMONG VILLAGE OF CHRISTIAN CONVERTS

An unreached people group in Southeast Asia gave their lives to Christ when their leader apparently dropped dead and came back to life after a group of believers prayed. David Platt, president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, recounted the “modern-day resurrection” story during the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee meeting on Sept. 19. A local Southeast Asian Christian who was brought to faith by some Southern Baptist missionaries took a group of friends and began evangelizing in the remote village, Baptist Press reports. Villagers responded by bringing idols,…

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WOW! NIGERIA IS 56 YEARS

Good morning friends, wow! Nigeria will be 56 years old in a few days. How time flies. Before you know it, she would be 100 years old. What have we achieved as a nation? Have we learned any lesson? Are we aligned with the nations that are progressing or are we still lost in the woods? So many questions begging for answers. But you know what? There is hope for Nigeria. I am positive that we will make it as a nation. We will not tear apart because we will…

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BE STRONG AND OF GOOD COURAGE, VP OSINBAJO URGES NIGERIANS AT 56TH INDEPENDENCE SERVICE

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, has called on Nigerians to persevere as the country wriggles out of its current economic crisis. “Be strong and of good courage. Do not be dismayed, God is faithful. He has promised and he will fulfill his promise.” These were the words he shared at an interdenominational service to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Day celebrations. The Vice President urged Nigerians to persevere because every Nigerian will benefit from the new Nigeria which God has promised. The Vice President also took a prophetic stance to pray for the…

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