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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/23/17)—Now available at no cost online is “Mission from the Gospels,” a Bible study with a missional twist. Intended to encourage small groups—Christian education classes, home Bible studies or youth clubs—to engage in mission in their communities, this resource interprets the historic Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as well […]
The Trinity. This graphic frequently introduces information for each unit and is often used for each week’s small group study. The Cross and Empty Tomb. Like the Trinity graphic, this symbol introduces information or provides insight into materials studied. The Community at Prayer. Beside each prayer graphic are suggestions for group prayer. These […]
Unit One: Mission before the Gospels — Download full unit [pdf] Explore the power of the oral tradition in both the life of the early church and personal life. Unit Two: Learning Mission from Matthew — Download full unit [pdf] Read Matthew through the lens of mission. Look at your own neighboring community as a place to […]
What is God doing today? We believe God is doing some wonderful things in many faith communities as the vision of the kingdom of God expands from inside church facilities to the world that lies at the churches’ doorsteps. We are seeing lives being changed and more people coming to discover the power of Christ […]
Can a declining congregation, with limited finances and no pastoral leadership become once again engaged in community mission? American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin (ABC of WI) believes it can and, thus, has begun to use “Mission From the Gospels,” a missional leadership training program initially developed in Wisconsin in collaboration with American Baptist Home Mission […]
When a Cleveland, Ohio-area minister sought a way to bring both foreign and domestic non-Christians to salvation through Christ by bridging religious and cultural divides, she found the solution in “Mission From the Gospels,” a program created by a partnership of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin (ABCofWI).