FIRST-PERSON: Why Chicago?
No matter where you live, Dennis Conner notes, metropolitan areas like Chicago are located between you and "the end of the earth" in the Great Commission.
FIRST-PERSON: Making the most of being out of place
People who move to a new community likely are open to conversation and friendship, Dennis Conner writes. "With open ears, hearts and minds, we may discover some new ways to communicate the unchanging message of the Gospel," he notes.
FIRST-PERSON: Why we plant churches
Church planting, Dennis Conner notes, provides a way to engage people who need a cultural connection "to develop relationships of trust and understanding that are essential to hearing the Gospel and responding in faith."