Brothers & sisters, this is not poetry.
Let’s Get Intentional and “go”!
We are intentional, Gospel-focused, lost-seeking disciples who are “modern nomads”. We are able to work from anywhere in the world, by simply plugging into the internet, or simply taking our skills and talents anywhere.
We seek to break out of the modern, comfortable, western church model and obey our coming King’s great commission to “go”. Our eyes have been opened to the cost and the joys that come with obedience.
Not everyone feels called to “go”, but that is not uncommon. After His resurrection, even some of Jesus’ 11 disciples doubted:
Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said:
“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
These words of Christ are called “The Great Commission”. So is the Great Commission for you, your pastor, or the disciples?
The answer is all of the above!
Read this short article: Is the Great Commission for Me, My Pastor, or the Disciples?
Are you ready to Forsake all to:
Go - A new type of missionary
A “Forsaker who Goes” is a disciple of Christ who has counted the cost, is committed to the Great Commission given by Jesus in Matthew 28:16-20. In other words, a missionary who shares Christ with a view to raising up bright beacons of love and light by reaching, teaching and encouraging indigenous, native-speaking missionaries.
“Forsakers who go” are missionaries who, for the most part, do not need long term financial support. Rather, they simply go into the unreached world with their vocational talents, to work in their host nations. The long game is to establishing deep, meaningful, long term relationship with their local colleagues, sharing the Gospel by example and lifestyle evangelism, until the Lord presents opportunities to share Jesus with actual words.
Ready to Go? Let us know.
Prepare - Ephesians 6:15
“…and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.”
Are you willing to go, but are too young, or still learning the Word of God? Then you can be a “Forsaker who prepares”. Join a missionary collective in your area, submit to wise elders, find a mentor
(We can help).
“Forsakers who pray”: Although “Intercession” is not specifically named as a spiritual gift in scripture, it seems that some believers can get lost in prayer and can pray for a much longer period of time than most.
Do you have a deep concern for certain regions, missionaries, or leaders that others don’t seem to notice? If so, your faithful prayer cover is needed.
Join our prayer cover team.
Send - Moravian Zeal
“Forsakers who send”: In 1727 Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf founded a community of earnest Christiansin Germany called Herrnhut (“The Lord’s Watch”). The community became part of the Moravian Church and was best known for its unparalleled missionary zeal and financial support of those who went out to missions. Some statistics suggest as many a one full-time missionary being supported by as few as eight or ten people back home. What an example!
65 years later this little community had sent out 300 missionaries to the unreached peoples of the West Indies, Greenland, Lapland, Turkey, and North America. They were utterly and radically dedicated to making Jesus known. Let’s shake up our modern churches, reset our priorities and take the Great Commission seriously.
Equip - Ephesians 4:12
“…to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ…”
The majority of newcomers on the mission field want direction and accountability. Veteran missionaries are the ones to provide it. Mentoring is much more than imparting information and facts, however. Facts are hard, cold abstractions, difficult to wrap our minds around without some kind of experience.
Give - Romans 12:8
NOW: We do not need financial support at this time. The Lord is providing for needs through founder’s small business activities.
FUTURE: The Holy Spirit imparts the gift of giving to some in the body of Christ to meet the various needs of the church and its ministries, missionaries, or of people who do not have the means to provide fully for themselves. Givers encourage and provide, giving all credit to God’s love and provision. They are excellent stewards and will often adjust their lifestyles in order to give more to the spread of the Gospel and the care of the needy.
Join or start a local Forsakers Collective
“Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary from holding it back, and I could not.”
It is important to participate in a faithful, Bible believing local fellowship. However, sometimes, particularly in the west, brothers and sisters with a burning desire to reach the lost can be bottlenecked by their local assemblies, in part due to a “corporate culture” and institutional hierarchy. If this is you, we encourage you to stay faithful to your local church, while bypassing any hindrances to discovering the new life you have in Christ, in a practical sense, as to your response to the great commission.
We hope to facilitate groups of like-minded, “fire in our bones” Forsakers around the world, to offer mutual support, encouragement, prayer cover, and spiritual growth with a view to sending those who are prepared to “Go” and minister to the unreached.
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