Tag: 20schemes

Is 20schemes Patronising People By Calling Them Poor?

We have now been church planting full time for just under a year. It has been equally energising and draining. Full of exhilarating highs and desperate lows. We have been encouraged by much needed support,

GOD: Is He Out There?

We’ve just published a new resource called God: Is He Out There? If God exists, prove it then? If God exists, what does it have to do with me? If all this is true, now

The Importance Of Long Term Commitment In Poor Areas

Erik Raymond is the senior pastor of Emmaus Bible Church in Omaha, Nebraska. He also has a blog, The Ordinary Pastor, on The Gospel Coalition. In this video, shot at TGC 2015, Erik talks about

How Can Churches Support Gospel Work In Poor Areas?

Originally posted on 23 March 2016 Erik Raymond is the senior pastor of Emmaus Bible Church in Omaha, Nebraska. He also has a blog, The Ordinary Pastor, on The Gospel Coalition. In this video, shot

20schemes Weekender 2016

Originally posted on 4 March 2016 At 20schemes, we’re constantly thinking about how we can best serve those engaged in gospel ministry to the poor beyond our 3 current church plants. Last weekend, from Friday

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What Exactly Is Poverty Anyway?

This post is adapted from Church in Hard Places: How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy by Mez McConnell and Mike McKinley. Poverty can be a tricky thing to get your

Gospel Churches For Ireland's Poorest?

20schemes exists to build healthy, gospel-centred churches in Scotland’s poorest communities – the housing schemes – but we’re also seeing an increasing number of churches and individuals burdened for the deprived communities on their doorstep

How Should We Decide Where We Go As Missionaries?

Erik Raymond is the senior pastor of Emmaus Bible Church in Omaha, Nebraska and has a blog, The Ordinary Pastor, on The Gospel Coalition. “I think there’s some glamour about going to places where people

Why Is Understanding Repentance So Important To Our Evangelism? CiHP BLOG 5/5

This post is adapted from Church in Hard Places: How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy by Mez McConnell and Mike McKinley. Understanding Repentance In Evangelising The Poor & Needy We

Why Is It So Important To Represent Christ Correctly In Our Evangelism? CiHP BLOG 4/5

This post is adapted from Church in Hard Places: How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy by Mez McConnell and Mike McKinley. Why is it so important to represent Christ correctly