• The Reason for Missions

    Posted Mar 31st, 2017 By in Missions News Blog With | Comments Off on The Reason for Missions

    “Missions is not the ultimate goal of the Church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed fall on their faces before the throne of God, missions will be no more. It is …

  • Former New Life Member and Pastoral Intern, David Zadok and God’s Providence in Establishing Grace&Truth Congregation in Israel

    Posted Aug 26th, 2016 By in Missions News Blog With | Comments Off on Former New Life Member and Pastoral Intern, David Zadok and God’s Providence in Establishing Grace&Truth Congregation in Israel

    The Long Road to Building Israel’s First Post-Statehood Church Despite fierce opposition, these Israeli Christians are making history with their new home.  http://www.christianitytoday.com/local-church/2016/august/long-road-to-building-israels-first-post-statehood-church.html I first visited Grace and Truth Christian Congregation in Israel in the summer of 2007. It was Saturday, the room was packed, and the sermon was preached in Hebrew. After the service, …

  • Russia’s Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church (from CT Today)

    Posted Aug 26th, 2016 By in Missions News Blog With | Comments Off on Russia’s Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church (from CT Today)

    Posted from this 7/8/2016 article Update (July 8): This week, Russian president Vladimir Putin approved a package of anti-terrorism laws that usher in tighter restrictions on missionary activity and evangelism. Despite prayers and protests from religious leaders and human rights advocates, the Kremlin announced Putin’s approval yesterday. The amendments, including laws against sharing faith in …

  • Missions

    Posted Feb 7th, 2016 By in Missions News Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | Comments Off on Missions

    For many Protestants salvation is solely an individual experience; a transaction that takes place. The theme of this weekend’s missions conference is, “Our Extraordinary God Works through Ordinary People”.  God sometimes raises up extraordinary people to do extraordinary things, but most often, it seems that God calls ordinary people to do these extraordinary things. We …

  • The Persecuted Church: 2x More Martyrs in 2013 than 2012

    Posted Jan 9th, 2014 By in Missions News Blog With | No Comments

    According to Open Doors (http://www.opendoorsusa.org/), the number of martyrs has more than doubled in the past year, with killings of Christians in Syria “accounting for more than the whole global total in 2012.” From the Reuters summary of the report: Reported cases of Christians killed for their faith around the world doubled in 2013 from …

  • Are Calvinists Pro-Missions?

    Posted Jul 3rd, 2013 By in Missions News Blog With | No Comments

    Calvinists and Reformed believers have a reputation of being weak on fulfilling the Great Commission actively. Some of the criticism is deserved, certainly, but there are no theological reasons why this should be the case. We are not the hyper-calvinists of William Carey’s day. Jason Helopoulos, a guest blogger at The Gospel Coalition (filling in …

  • Free eBooks on Missions from DesiringGod

    Posted Jun 18th, 2013 By in Missions News Blog With | No Comments

    Over the past year, Desiring God ministries has published 14 eBooks for free download, many of which are missions biographies which are available I commend in particular the three missionary biographics: 1) Adoniram Judson: How Few There Are Who Die So Hard! (especially with the new connections we have with Thailand) 2) David Brainerd: May …

  • The Key Role of the Bible in World Missions

    Posted Feb 24th, 2013 By in Missions News Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    A recent WWBWWB series on borders, language and culture encouraged us to use Biblical language within the borders of the church; we mold members of the Church by expressing what we believe in Biblical terms rather than delegating the language we use in our culture. Implicit in this argument is that we have a Bible …

  • New Life Missionaries: Links to Publicly Available Newsletters and Blogs

    Posted Jun 10th, 2012 By in Missionaries, Missions News Blog With | No Comments

    I’ve created a page on blogger that contains links to recent posts by missionaries supported by New Life (financially and in prayer). Full URL: The link is at http://newlifelamesa.blogspot.com. A clickable link can be accessed if you first click on the title of this entry. This I hope is temporary until I find a better …

  • Piper Responds to the Muslim Convert “Insider Movement”

    Posted May 17th, 2012 By in Missions News Blog With | No Comments

    From The Gospel Coalition: John Piper responds to questions about the Insider Movement . Editors’ Note: Christians didn’t discover the need for missions in the Muslim world on September 11, 2001. The Middle East is the homeland of our faith, too, the site of many great acts of God’s miraculous redemption. Long before the Twin …

  • Page 1 of 3123»

© 2014 New Life Presbyterian Church of La Mesa. Customization by CreativePY & D3 Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Valid (x)HTML and CSS