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Into the World

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: I grew up in a small, South Alabama community that could be grouped in several ways: White or black, wealthy or not, going to church or not. As a pastor’s son, I was especially aware of the latter group. Many church-going people are still very aware [...]

By |September 1st, 2006|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Will Islam Take over the World?

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2006 ... A POSITIVE, PROACTIVE WORD FROM BEHIND THE LINES Many of you are aware that International Outreach Ministries has helped to launch an amazing Arabic language website. Did you know that we had 51,000 new visitors to our website in January? Since there were 35,000 visitors in January, [...]

Crossing Cultures

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2005 Is Our Worldview the Same as the Lord's? I believe today's enemies are tomorrow's harvest. I believe that based on the history of the Gospel message's expansion, and the promises of Holy Scripture: "The earth will be filled with knowledge of the glory of God as the waters [...]

Close By, Yet Far Off!

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the Lord! I pray that you are well and having a good summer. This month, I want to share with you something that is very urgent on my heart, concerning God’s mercy and our response to Him. How did Jesus view the world? How [...]

By |June 1st, 2005|Pastoral Letters, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

Accommodating Culture

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: I want to write to you concerning one of the greatest issues facing us today; one with which I struggle even as I write. The issue is: How far do we go to accommodate our current Western culture? To answer this, let’s look first at Church [...]

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Finding the Exit

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus! I pray that 2002 has gotten off to a good start for you. In these early months of the year, I want to take the opportunity to discuss some of the issues and priorities that lie ahead for [...]

By |February 1st, 2002|Foundations of Faith, Pastoral Letters|0 Comments

Light…Or Proselyte? Two Kinds Of Evangelism

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: I have been led to focus on personal evangelism for the past several years. I am deeply concerned about the number of Christians who have never lead anyone to Christ. In the past few years, my primary emphasis has been upon building personal relationships with non-Christians, [...]

By |October 1st, 2000|Foundations of Faith, Pastoral Letters|0 Comments