Introduction At its founding, a local church set policy that the church would serve as an outreach mission to unsaved Jews. In keeping with the policy, and misunderstanding a section of Paul’s First Corinthians letter, church leadership decided that language, words, liturgy, and certain practices would conform to present-day Judaism so that unsaved Jews from […]

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THE CREDO “A Slave To All So That I May Win More” Introduction Sometimes mentioned as one of the basic “indispensables” of missionary qualifications is servanthood. The biblical texts cited to support this claim are 1 Cor. 9:19-23 and Phil. 2:7-9. However, these texts do not point to unbelievers as the objects of servanthood, and therefore […]

Matthew 28:16-20, author’s translation   “But the eleven disciples proceeded to Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had designated.  And when they saw Him, they worshipped [Him]; but some were doubtful.  And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go, therefore, and […]