Growing Up

The Changing Face of Global Missions

  Guest Blog by Barry Wilks Over the past ten years, international missions continues to focus on a new path: Making Discipleship the core of every church planting movement taking place. A perfect example of this new mentality can be seen in our outreach to the Banyankore people. When I arrived in Southwest Uganda in 2005, I began to see the incompleteness of the evangelistic church planting process. The strategy priority for years was focused on seeing resources placed into certain villages so that a building could be erected.  After visiting several of those sites and buildings and seeing that they were vacated, town down, or overgrown and overtaken by banana plantations, it was obvious that something was wrong with the current strategy. Read More
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