Indigenous Missions: An Introduction

Christ and Apostle Paul practiced indigenous missions. Christ invested his life in twelve men who evangelized the world. Paul didn’t build buildings. He built men who built buildings. An “Indigenous” Church is simply a self-supporting church An indigenous church is a church that stands on its own without the help of finances…

Kenneth Cates - Can God Do Today?

"Can God do today what He has done in days gone by?" That was Kenneth Cates' life saying. He just believed if God would do great things for Moses, or Apostle Paul, God would do great things for Kenneth. He believed God is the same God today that He was back then. This gives me…

Kenneth Cates - A Simple Man Who Left A Mark

When Kenneth Cates died, the entire city of Manacapuru shut down. The shops closed. They transported his casket on top of a fire truck - their most honorable form of funeral procession, usually reserved for dignitaries. The entire city stood at attention. They had done the same when his wife died a few years earlier.…

Kenneth Cates - A Simple Man of Prayer

Even in the dead of winter, Kenneth Cates often went out and prayed all night - preparing to leave North Carolina and go to Brazil. He would light a kerosene heater and seek God - interceding for the Amazon people. When he got to Brazil he found a place out in the woods where he…

Kenneth Cates - A Simple Man of Faith

This January marks two years since Kenneth Cates died suddenly in the Amazon region of Brazil - where he had poured out his life as a missionary. These next four posts will tell his life story. Shortly after Kenneth was saved he gained a great burden for the Amazon people. He kept hearing their cries…