Working Towards an Indigenous Church (4): A Self-Supporting Church

The goal of mission work is to create indigenous churches which become self-governing, self-propagating, and self-supporting. This article looks at the aspect of a self-supporting church. The relationship between the sending church and the mission church is crucial, especially when it comes to money. The author points out errors from the past, but also gives directives for creating a self-supporting church.

Working Towards an Indigenous Church (3): A Self-Propagating Church

The goal of mission work is to create indigenous churches which become self-governing, self-propagating, and self-supporting. This article looks at the aspect of the indigenous church being self-propagating, discussing the importance of location, ability to speak the local language, developing instructional material in the local language, good books, training each believer to witness, and the training of children.