Many of the church planters that I train and coach have a fundamental belief problem: They do not truly believe that the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few (Luke 10:2). This is the process that I believe many of our church planters have gone through: They go to the field and sow some […]
Imagine a basketball team that travels up and down the court. They really get along well with each other, but they never throw the ball into the hoop. They seem to think that all that really matters is that they get along well and enjoy each other. In fact, they say, “People will know us […]
People don’t know what they don’t know. I have seen this to be true over and over again in training and sending missionaries. Just recently I did a training for a church in Taiwan that received a lot of Americans who come there as missionaries. As I began to teach them the basics of cross-cultural communication, the Taiwanese said, “So that’s why the Americans drive us crazy!