Radius Reports Archive

Lessons From Asia

What a whirlwind the last 6 months has been at Radius. The completion of our 2nd dormitory, the biggest incoming class ever, our 2nd campus breaking ground (last week), preparations being laid for Radius Asia (in Asia for Mandarin speaking missionaries), and the...

The Cost and Clarity of the Great Commission

I am still amazed at times by the severity of Jesus’ words. He avoided “politically correct”, was brutal to establishment religious types, and made crystal clear the cost of being one of his disciples.   Luke chapters 5, 12, 14, and 18 give us multiple instances of...

The Essential Component

As many of you know Beth and I just came out of the jungle last week after visiting the Iteris over this Radius break time.  In the days before going in to the bush it was great catching up with some workers serving in the area.  Hearing stories of ‘victory’ and...

Cell Phones, Facebook, Computers and Completing the Great Commission

With all the potential for good, the reality is that improper use of these technologies is hurting us in a few critical ways. Missionaries may live overseas, even learn some language and gather much data about a culture… and still not be there as a real part of the community. The loneliness, that historically drove missionaries into the social fabric in the areas they worked in, slowly disappeared.

Why Focus on Pioneer Church Planting

The short answer is… because healthy New Testament churches do not organically “spring up” among new converts on their own. [New converts need] believers to walk them through this new identity of being a Christ follower and the implications it has on their previous religious, clan, tribal and family relationships.

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