Missions Sunday, Part 1

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  • Current stats: 6,847 unreached left out of total 16,562 http://www.aboutmissions.org/statistics.html
  • Missions Sunday, Part 1

    1. 1. Evergreen Baptist Church August 25, 2013 Colleen Wong, Barnabas International
    2. 2. 0 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 14,000 16,000 18,000 unreached 2012 unreached 1990 total people groups
    3. 3. LOOK at the increase of earthquakes! http://www.thehorizonproject.com/earthquakes.cfm “…and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places”
    4. 4. Unreached
    5. 5. Philippians 2: 14-16  14. Do all things without complaining and disputing,  15. that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,  16. holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.”
    6. 6.  15. (so) that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,
    7. 7. Ask me: • How is this crooked and perverse generation affecting you?
    8. 8.  14. ???  15. (so) that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,
    9. 9.  14. Do all things without complaining and disputing…  15. (so) that ○ you may become blameless and harmless ○ children of God without fault ○ (in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation ○ among whom you shine as lights in the world)
    10. 10. Ask me…  Are there things that in me/our local church that cause you to complain? Are there things you would want to dispute?  Are there things that create so much “angst” in your spirit, that you’ve lost the ability to love?  Are you able to forgive?
    11. 11.  “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Eph 4:26-27 ESV)
    12. 12.  16. holding fast the word of life = Jesus
    13. 13. Ask me… ○ What keeps you from being able to hold fast the word of life = Jesus?
    14. 14.  16. “so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.”
    15. 15. Ask me…  Do you feel like you are running in vain or laboring in vain? How can I / our church run alongside you in what you’re doing?  Do you have anything to rejoice over or are things looking pretty bleak right now?
    16. 16. Other suggestions… Go to: Barnabas.org go under “resources” Click “tool box” List of free resources and information 1 2 3 Utilize Evergreen’s Missions Partners brochure Pray for your missionary Visit your missionary Consider vacationing in an unreached part of the world

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