GACX is co-sponsoring a church multiplication conference in Batam, Indonesia (a small Indonesian island accessible by ferry from Singapore) next February 24th through March 2nd, 2024 in conjunction with Global Church Planting Network (GCPN) and Lausanne.
Fatima was hostile to the Gospel, attending Christian events and Bible studies on her US campus mostly to argue. Then she experienced answered prayer in Jesus’ name from a Christian friend.
“This is the first church I have ever been to where I did not feel anxious.” The middle-aged woman who spoke these words is a lifelong church attendee. She has lived on three continents.
There are 8 billion people alive today. Of those, approximately 2.5 billion claim to follow Jesus, while the remaining 5.5 billion do not identify with the Christian faith.
If you have spent any time at all in the church planting world, you have undoubtedly heard it said, “If we added up all the reports, the Great Commission would be complete.”
The Lord has called us to set our hope on the grace to be given us on the day when Jesus will return for his church...
In the Fall of 2022, GACX conducted a survey with 282 global church planters to learn more about their habits, beliefs, and plans for the future of church planting.
I have talked with lots of effective movement catalysts. Some I have coached, some formally interviewed, and some surveyed systematically.
Change is a constant in our world. Especially in the last few years, however, it feels that the pace of change is increasing dramatically.
Nearly 50 years ago the global missions community embraced a refined vision of the mission task – reach all people groups, not just all countries.