Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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The Art of the Gospel

"I have filled him with the spirit of God, with the skill, ability and knowledge in all kinds of crafts to make artistic designs."...

Talkin’ ’bout My Generation

When Cameron Strang started his company in April 2000, he found himself with three things: two interns, one employee, and no idea what he...

Swords Into Plowshares

In high school it seems like everyone has a claim to fame. Some people are known for their athletic abilities, some for their academic...

Strangers in the Land

In 1990, I moved my family from northern California to the west side of Chicago to establish a church for the unchurched. Even though...

Single Parent S.O.S.

Single mother of a toddler and three months pregnantwith her second child,Roxanne Baucum attendedher first single-parent family ministry meeting atCalvary Chapel in Fort Lauderdale,...

Prayer: The Best Resource We’re Not Using

Every morning, just as the sun is rising, I kneel in prayer with thousands of my church members. During this time of daybreak prayer,...

Mission Hollywood

REWIND: APRIL 1902. On a mission to provide a wholesome environment for middle-class families in Los Angeles, storeowner Thomas Tally opens the first theater dedicated...

Meet the Millenials

They’re socially minded, have a high interest in spirituality and chances are, they’re not in your church. How can you reach the millennials? Over...

Church Signs and Outreach

When Pastor Tim Fowler wanted to inexpensively but effectively promote the grand opening of the new East Pointe Community Church in Oviedo, Fla., he...

Long-Range Forecast

You step out your front door to find your entire neighborhood changed. Overnight, the familiar war-era houses have morphed into soaring condos. A five-story,...

Living Loud

It’s 7 p.m. in London’s Trafalgar Square, one of the busiest thoroughfares in England, but tonight, overpowering the din of crowds and busses are...

Little Church on the Prairie

Chad McCallum has learned to milk a cow, operate a combine and even tap his toes to the tunes of Toby Keith. It’s quite...

Letters from the Borderlands

As he spent the last two years writing his newest book, Rumors of Another World, best-selling author Philip Yancey heard voices.   Letters from readers of his...

It’s a Smaller World After All

The sun-baked villages of southern Africa and the teeming alleys of urban India—in 2004, Outreach was privileged to leave the suburban confines of our San Diego...

Islam Unveiled

When 19-year-old Abraham Sarker, born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, arrived in the United States for the first time, he was prepared and eager...

An Insider’s View

Last Christmas, how did you decide what presents to give your family?   Answer: you thought about whether your gift would be a good match for...

In Jesus’ Name

Throughout history the church has used social service programs to demonstrate Christ’s love to a community. Institutions such as hospitals, orphanages and even universities...

Hot Buttons for Connecting With Men

What does it look like to reach a man for God?

A Hero to the Heroes

“Pastor Dave! Come in and have a cup of coffee,” says a friendly voice from inside the firehouse. "Hey guys, put away the magazines—Pastor Dave...

Healing Power

Bugsy and Susan King had a “dry” wedding—no alcohol was served. Bugsy, after all, was a recovering alcoholic. But six months later, the couple...
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