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by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Seven Moments That Demonstrate Global Missions Matter

When an individual Christian or the key leaders and members of a local church come to understand the bigger picture of God’s plan for humanity that He has recorded in His written Word, His Spirit will move them to engage at whatever level possible in helping to bring about His endgame of receiving worship from representatives of every people, tribe, tongue and nation that He Himself created. One simple way ...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Are Church Members Scenery, Machinery or PEOPLE?

A number of years ago, an anthropologist from Poland, Alicja Iwanska, conducted a study among farmers in the Northwest section of the United States. One of the conclusions of the study found that within the realm of interaction with other people, these “average” Americans basically placed people into one of the following three categories: people, machinery or scenery. A TRI-FOLD DESIGNATION OF OTHER PEOPLE...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

An Open Letter to Pastors and Ministry Leaders: Pastoring Contrasted with Being a Missionary

An open letter to Senior Pastors and church leaders about missionaries: "Brethren, As a former missionary, church planter and pastor, I’d like to provoke you to think a little deeper about the members of your church that you have sent out as missionaries and/or the missionaries that your church loves and supports financially. A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT PASTORING Why do local pastor-specifi...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Are Christian Refugees Here to Provide Guidance for the American Church?

When I pastored in Phoenix a few years ago, my assistant pastor was from a Middle Eastern country and a number of our church members were refugees from Burma/Myanmar. For all of them and almost every other refugee that our church served, their life experience prior to being resettled in America was oppression generated by the government, those from other religions, those from other ethnicities or those from other ...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

The Sobering Gift of Leadership

Jeff Jackson will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 Pastors & Leaders Conference, happening in 7 DAYS! Visit pastorsconference.calvarychapel.com for more information or to register! As a follower of Jesus, the greatest leader that has ever walked this earth, it's impossible for me to not be inte...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Seven Principles for Cross-Cultural Impact

Pastor Jeff Jackson will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference on June 26-29. For more information, please visit the website. The book of Daniel contains some of the most incredibly accurate, predictive prophecy found in the Bible. But that isn’t the only reason the...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Immigration Lessons from the Gibeonites

Jeff Jackson will be leading a workshop at the 2017 CCCM Pastors and Leaders Conference, June 26-29. The Bible is full of admonitions for God’s people to be an expression of His love for the poor and oppressed. This includes caring for the fatherless, the widow and the “strangers” ...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Eight Navigational Truths When We Disagree With Our Government's Decisions

Pastor Jeff Jackson will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference on June 26-29. For more information, please visit the website. "Nevertheless the centurion was more persuaded by the helmsman and the owner of the ship than by the things spoken by Paul" (Acts 27...

by Jeff Jackson - 3 years ago

Resettling Refugees: A Few Observations and a Few Questions

Pastor Jeff Jackson will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference on June 26-29. For more information, please visit the website. “For I know that the LORD is great, and our Lord is above all gods. Whatever the Lord pleases, He does, in heaven and in earth, in ...