The missions movement and the prayer movement are combining. Consider the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, Youth with a Mission, Campus Crusade for Christ, Operation Mobilization, Inter-varsity, and others. These are locking arms with the understanding that radical prayer and radical missions cannot be separated.
Jesus isn’t coming back so we can have more pastor-planned smallgroups. He’s not coming back once we get enough houses of sermons and monologues. He’s coming back to set up His Kingdom, once we reflect His Kingdom in the earth. The main obstacle standing in the way is not the new, fancy building fundraisers that have yet to collect all their pledged donations.
Church without denominations is almost unimaginable, but it is both necessary and possible. There are many different streams that may be considered. The first is the Local Church movement from China.
The Local Church of Watchman Nee has an administration that operates locally and without clergy. · · · →