Archive for Missions

09-08-19 Brian Lindsay - Called to the Regions Beyond

Brian Lindsay: Christian and Missionary Alliance International Worker to Thailand

03-24-19 Kevin Goins - Balancing the Far and Near

“Balancing the Far and Near” Acts 12:25-13:3

Some churches today have elected to focus their attention on reaching out to the people who live near and around them. Other churches have decided to devote their prayer and financial support to international workers who will take the Gospel to people far away. Do we have to make an either-or choice, or can we do both? If we decide to do both, how can we balance our efforts? Our text today has some help for us.

I No matter where our ministry is directed, our life needs to be spent on ______________ (12:25).
A. “Mission” comes from the Latin mitto which means to ________.
B. If we are followers of Jesus we are sent people. He will send us _________ to do __________.

II Whatever God has called us to do, we should not limit our ministry to those ________ at hand (Acts 1:8; 13:1-3).
A. Acts makes it clear that while the church is called to do many things, its first priority is to carry out the ________ _____________
B. It is as if God has established a law that says, The f________ we are willing to look beyond ourselves, the h__________ we become.

III To take Jesus to those far away we must ________ with those who are near to us (13:1).
A. You cannot have a Great Commission if you do not have a s________ church.
B. The problem with the Jerusalem church is not that they began by evangelizing the people around them -- their problem was that they did not want to move ________ that point.
C. In evangelizing the city of Antioch the church refused to accept any kind of w_______ or b__________.

IV Last, to have a balanced ministry, a ministry that pleases the Lord, we must be an ______________ church (13:2-3).

10-21-18 Kevin Goins - Theology of Missions

“A Theology of Missions”

As a foundation for our Missions presentation today, the Missions Committee has asked me to give a brief theology of Missions. To do that I will ask three questions:
I First, w_____ is missions? Missions is g_______ o______ and t_________ someone about Jesus.
II Second, w____ should we do that?
A. First, we must tell people about Jesus because the ________ tells us to.
B. Second, we must tell people about Jesus because they are ________.
C. Third, we must tell people about Jesus so God will receive the __________ he deserves.
II Third, do we have the d_______ to do missions?
A. Ralph Winter says that at least ______ out of every _______non-Christians in our world have never experienced any type of Christian evangelism.
It’s because of the ______________ of our first century Christian ancestors that we are here today.

06-10-18 Len and Diane Warden - Peculiar People

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions, Cross Cultural, Bible by facatl on June 12th, 2018

Len & Diane Warden: International Workers to Brazil

Text: I Peter 6:1-12

04-08-18 Jon Ritchey 1 Peter 2:9

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions, Cross Cultural, Bible by facatl on April 10th, 2018

I Peter 2:9

Jon & Jessie Ritchey are with the Christian & Missionary Alliance working within Latin America in the area of training and sending Latin American cross-cultural missionaries. They work closely with the National Missions Directors throughout the region, participating in camps, conferences and workshops. 

02-11-18 Dave and Teresa Bill - Republic of the Congo

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions by facatl on February 13th, 2018

09-10-17 Ben & Ashley Maxey - Indonesia

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions by facatl on September 13th, 2017

09-03-17 Missions Conference: D. Kropp Japan

Posted in DefaultTag, sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions by facatl on September 5th, 2017

04-23-17 Dick and Janice Kropp - Japan

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions, Cross Cultural by facatl on April 25th, 2017

This Sunday we welcomed Dick and Janice Kropp, retired international workers to Japan.

11-13-16 Virgil Adams Missionary Speaker

Posted in sermon, First Alliance Church Atlanta, Christianity, Missions, Cross Cultural by facatl on November 15th, 2016

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