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New contextualized evangelistic cartoon for India
Videos and animations are a key to sharing the good news in the Majority World. Yet the range of materials in other languages, and especially in a culturally-appropriate format, is shockingly limited. The YWAM School of Animation and Cartooning for Missions has just released an evangelistic animation called Coconuts.
How to Find a Church: 7 Things to Look for
So, you’re in a new city or a new town and you need to find a church, but how do you do that? If you grew up in church, picking one was pretty easy; you just went wherever your parents went. Even if you left your parents’ church for a new one, you probably chose the […]
Go and Make Disciples
So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit — Matthew 28:19–20 (NCV) His Commanding Presence That day up there on the mountain, Jesus assured them of His remarkable power when He said, “All authority in heaven and on […]
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Missiographics, from the mission researchers at Global Mapping International, is a new twice-a-month newsletter designed to bring together mission data and powerful visuals. Each issue will include an infographic with a link to download it, plus suggestions to help you think through the implications it may have for your life and ministry.
The value of a YouTube channel for nonprofits and churches
If you are a church or nonprofit, a YouTube channel may be an appropriate and valuable addition to your advocacy. Here's an infographic that may encourage you:
Mobile phones: the future for missions and evangelism
Because mobiles reach everywhere, everyone can be reached. Here's an example of sharing the good news in a 'Creative Access Nation', reported by the Mobile Advance missions resource site...
Social media is not optional for non-profits, ministries, companies
The HooteSuite video below, though it is primarily discussing businesses, clearly explains the importance of social media connectedness at every level in any organization – charity, non-profit, ministry – and emphasizes that in the end, it is just people and relationships. Particularly highlighted in this video: social media needs to permeate through the entire organization, and is not something that is just 'done' by the marketing department. Richard Branson is cited as an example of a CEO who is constantly tweeting.
Knowing How Long You'll Live - #6793
God's got work for you to do. The fact that you woke up this morning means that God has a destiny for you for this day. He's delivered you from every lion in your life so you could finish what He's put you on earth to do. What a way to live: fearlessly, confident, significantly! The Lord will rescue you from every attack except one. And that will be when He takes you safely to His heavenly kingdom.
Evangelistic opportunities online that no one is using
New initiatives don’t happen if we don'[t start them. There are huge numbers of potential digital evangelism strategies no one is doing. Yet. Outsider-friendly stuff that is contextualized for demographics and interest groups with zero interest in the good news. Ways to use popular culture as starting points in conversation. Engaging compassionately with felt needs and worries, or with other worldviews and faith communities. Maybe this infographic will encourage you! (And yes, there's a typo on it!)
Delivering Someone Else's Packages - #6765
I can row into this storm right now because God's power will be the difference, not mine. So, relax. Even if you're in the middle of mission impossible right now, God is getting the solution ready. All you have to do is be available to deliver someone else's package.