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All articles by Daniel Grimwade

Daniel is the pastor of Dewsbury Evangelical Church, having been in pastoral ministry in West Yorkshire since 2001. He is also a trustee of European Mission Fellowship and lectures at their school of Biblical Studies. In addition to this, he visits Ghana with Pastors Training International to provide basic training to pastors.

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Willing to suffer for Christ

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May 2009
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Willing to suffer for Christ

Willing to suffer for Christ   In this series examining the great subject of mission, we have so far looked at four principles: (1) mission begins with the God who has chosen to save sinners; (2) conscious faith in Jesus Christ is necessary for salvation; (3) we seek to reach nations and not just…

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The local church – God’s agent for mission

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April 2009
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The local church – God’s agent for mission

The local church – God’s agent for mission   The task of mission is a great one and we all need to understand it in order to be focused and responsible in the way we encourage or take part in it. We need biblical principles to guide us.   In previous articles, I set…

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To reach all nations

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February 2009
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To reach all nations

To reach all nations   In this series of articles we are seeking to establish principles of mission from the Bible, to govern how we go about this work. So far we have seen, firstly, that any thinking about mission must begin with the fact that God is a missionary God and he is…

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A mission policy for a local church

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January 2009
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A mission policy for a local church

A mission policy for a local church   In last September’s ET we saw that ‘God is a missionary God’. This is the first and fundamental idea we must grasp if we want to establish biblical principles of mission and ensure that our practice as churches has clear purpose and direction.   We saw…

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God is a missionary God

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September 2008
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God is a missionary God

God is a missionary God   In his last letter to Timothy, Paul writes: ‘You … have followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness’ (2 Timothy 3:10). The apostle Paul clearly knew what he was trying to achieve – hence he can write ‘my…

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Mission Trilogy – Mission – evangelism or church planting?

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August 2008
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Mission Trilogy – Mission – evangelism or church planting?

Mission — evangelism or church planting?   God is the author of all missionary work. As David Livingstone said, ‘God had an only Son and he made him a missionary’. The incredible thing is that God chooses to use us in the great missionary task.      Who do we mean when we say he…

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Receiving a deputation

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September 2007
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Receiving a deputation

Receiving a deputation by Daniel Grimwade   At the end of Paul’s first missionary journey, he and Barnabas returned to Antioch – the church that had commended them to the grace of God and sent them out to preach the gospel. Luke describes this first missionary deputation meeting: ‘And when they arrived and gathered…

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