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Apathy or Opa?

“Nobody cares. It’s all about them.” That’s how a career missionary friend recently evaluated the American church. He contends that apathy toward outreach is epidemic. Consumed with our own needs and wants, we don’t care enough to take Christ across … Continue reading

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The power of one

There are times when “fewer” is better than “many.”  The classic illustration of that is Gideon.  You know the story well. Another stark example is Jesus and His twelve disciples. He trained individuals, not crowds.  It is intriguing to notice … Continue reading

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Train vs. Teach

There should not be a difference in our thinking… but there is.  The word “teach” connotes a classroom.  The word “train” implies skills development. It is a mistake to separate the two ideas. Ultimately, knowledge should lead to action.  But … Continue reading

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