Paul had it right. He had an equal passion for building existing churches as well as reaching those who have not heard. Paul knew that in order to reach the lost he had to teach disciples to be disciple-makers. In order for us to reach, we must also teach.
It’s important to recognize that Paul’s focus on church planting among the “unreached” and his ministry to the churches were not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two tasks were complementary—two sides of the same coin…his ministry in the churches was a critical part of the church planting process.
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