Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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Grace That Reaches

Hanging on the wall in Jud Wilhite’s office is a framed poster of the famous Las Vegas skyline. Above the outlines of the Stratosphere...

Generation Lost?

Outreach magazine editor Lindy Lowry interviews Josh McDowell on the spirituality of young people.

Extra! Extra!

To announce the launch of a new 45-minute “express” church service. Family Bible Church (fambible.org) in Eustis, Fla., posed a question to area newspaper...

Epic Evangelism

For Christine Scott, a youth pastor in Fisher, Texas, mass evangelism had always been somewhat of an enigma—that is, until four months ago. Scott,...

Envoy of the Word

“God loves you and wants you to experience peace and life—abundant and eternal. God set me free from the power of sin in my...

Dumb Move #2

It’s the Church’s embarrassing little secret … the one conversation topic guaranteed to make a pastor blush and stammer. I know this firsthand. When...

Crossing Cultures

The sparkling white Sri Venkateswara Temple stood out majestically on the canvas of the hilly landscape as we drove to see the newly dedicated Hindu temple. Thousands...

Evangelism and Christian Music

Christian music artists weigh in on their audience and how they reach people for Christ.

Chosen by Jesus

How do you talk to people who don’t think they need Jesus? That’s the story of my life. As a TV producer in the...

Caught in the Web?

Web sites have become as integral to a church’s presence in a community as a building sign or a Yellow Page description. While many...

Called to Worship

The air is so electric tonight in West Covina, Calif., you can almost see the energy as crowds bustle and  assemble in the 1,500-seat...

Beyond Karma

“Why don’t we celebrate Christmas?”   Hindu parents across the United States will once again have to face the familiar December challenge of trying to answer...

Backdoor Evangelism

“The man moved into the water next to his son, and we all began to cry. Even though he came to watch his child’s...

A Starbucks Conversation

When was the last time you got inside the mind of an unbeliever? Pastor John Burke of Gateway Community Church in Austin, Texas, gathers...

Todd Hunter on Outreach

Formerly the national director of the Vineyard USA, Todd Hunter is now president of Alpha USA (alphausa.org), which administers the Alpha course currently used...

The Myth of Freedom

Freedom. In high school, most of us experienced the thrill of getting our driver’s license, going off to college or embarking on a first...

What Would Luis Do?

We were less than a half-hour into a two-hour national TV program hosted by world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau—and he couldn’t stop himself.   Once again—for the...

Small Groups for the Seeking

  A few weeks ago, a group of us were sitting around my family room on a Sunday night. The topic of discussion: Did Jesus...

Shortchanging the Good News

Hollywood-bad-boy-turned-Christian Stephen Baldwin raised more than a few eyebrows when he dared to question U2’s seemingly sacrosanct front man, Bono, in his recently released...

Prayer: Our Best Outreach Tool

It was the biggest outreach event I had ever hosted—and it taught me the biggest lesson I’ve ever learned about how to stage a...
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