How do believers effectively fulfill the Great Commission when average Americans spend their lives chasing entertainment? In the early 1940s, Rev. Leslie Dunn stood on the Wildwood Shore and counted the cost of bringing the gospel of Jesus to the lost souls who traveled from near and far in search of fame and happiness . . .
My PowerPoint presentation, “The Role of STMs in OPC Missions,” is available for you to use to help prepare your short-term missions team for service. I commend to you as further preparation an article by Daniel Rickett in which he describes how his study of Philippians gave him a new perspective on short-term missions as an expression of our heavenly citizenship on earth . . .
It was the “holy chaos” created by the early church’s zeal for mercy ministry that occasioned the first diaconate. It has been a similar zeal for ministries of mercy in the OPC, and the potential chaos that can accompany it, that has occasioned the need for a denominational Committee on Diaconal Ministries . . .