Category Archives: Missions

Posts pertaining to world missions

Seek the Welfare of the City

“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord…” Can you complete that verse from memory? Many Christians can. Jeremiah 29:11 is one of the most referenced verses from the Old Testament. If you’re not as familiar … Continue reading

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From Doing Church to Being The Church

We had a great day on Sunday at LifePoint. We kicked a new series called To Be The Church, where we’re focusing on the shift that occurs (as we follow Jesus) from “doing church” or “talking church” to “being the … Continue reading

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Better to Risk Your Life Than Waste It.

If you have never read anything by John Piper, Risk is Right: Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It would be a perfect introduction to his thinking. It is accessible, only 51 pages in a smaller format (in … Continue reading

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Mission Connexion

Mission Connexion, a top-notch missions conference, is happening next weekend right here in Vancouver, hosted at Crossroads Church. This is an amazing, free event, with world renowned speakers and numerous workshops. Visit the site to register here.

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When Christians Were Called Atheists

Did you know that there was a time when Christians were called “atheists?” If you’re inclined to think “Wow, that must have been a dark day for Christianity,” you couldn’t be further from the truth. In the early centuries of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet: William Carey

William Carey, who lived from 1761-1834, has been called “The father of the modern missions movement.” Daniel Akin, in his book Ten Who Changed the World[1] begins the opening chapter on Carey with this sentence: “William Carey may have been … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet

We closed out Mark’s gospel this past Sunday at LifePoint. It took 56 weeks to go through all 679 verses of the book, and we learned a ton. On Sunday we examined Mark 16:1-20, which contained the big idea: “The … Continue reading

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