The Unsent Christian

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age. (Matthew 28:19-20) Every Christian is a herald,…

A Plea for Books – Christian Books

  This article was originally published as ‘Every Christian a Publisher’ by the late American pastor, Ernest Reisinger (1919-2004). It is a stirring message on the key role books have played in the development of the Christian faith and the lives of believers over the ages and the role it can still play for the…

The Future of the Church

Is there a future for Christianity? Can we expect the church to thrive given the rate of ongoing persecution of Christians globally? Can faith survive and overtake secularism worldwide? Let us consider the following: Islamic extremism is growing and self-styled caliphates are increasing their operations across international borders. North Korea, with a population of 24.5…

When God calls

Fear is a common response when God calls. In most cases, the task simply seems too overwhelming or scary. Am I strong enough? Am I gifted enough? Do I have the required competence? And while we may be mistaken, the presence of fear in assuming what seems to be a new challenge or responsibility may…

The Church’s Mission

A major reason for the church’s ineffectiveness in the world is her eagerness to follow the world’s agenda. Our agenda was set by our Lord years ago when He taught us to pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be your name, Your Kingdom come, The pursuit of God’s kingdom on earth is her agenda. We…