Feb
1

Unreached Peoples in the West-Part 2

written by JD

“God cannot lead you on the basis of facts you do not have,” so noted Ralph Winter in an editorial written on January 1, 2007.  While I do not completely agree with this statement–God is not limited by my ignorance–there is a good deal of truth to be found here.  God generally guides His people […]

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Jul
1

Canada Day and a Glimpse at Canada’s Metro Contexts

written by JD

In light of the fact that today is Canada Day, I am interrupting the two-part series that I just started on church planting models.  July 1 is the day when Canadians celebrate the birth of their country.  While thinking of our northern neighbor, I decided to take a moment to share with your some sobering evangelical statistics […]

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Jan
25

Reflections Part 2: We Must Recognize and Respond to the Areas of Greatest Need

written by JD

If I had a nickel for each time I heard a church planter say, “My city is the most unreached city in the country,” or “My county is the most unchurched county in the nation,” I would be a wealthy man. . . . Okay, maybe not wealthy. . . . But I would at least be able […]

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Jan
14

From 35,000 to 15,000 Feet: Evangelical Statistics in the U.S. and Canada

written by JD

Here is the study I just completed related to the concentrations of Evangelicals in the U. S. and Canada.  You need BOTH the report and the PowerPoint presentation. WHY THIS STUDY? The Spirit uses good research to guide missionary strategy To show the need for up-to-date studies and call Evangelicals to conduct better research (the best data is […]

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