The word Strategy may be defined as a method or plan aimed at attaining a desired objective. Strategy is very much related to tactic, which refers to the means by which a strategy is carried out.
Missions endeavor is concerned with proclaiming God’s redemption in Christ. But before missions can take place, there may need to be a point of entry. In crafting the point of entry, strategic models ought to be created. A Mission field which may be considered in this regard is the Asian country of Taiwan.
Demographically, most of Taiwan is made up of immigrants from China. Hence, the Taiwanese are heavily influenced from the cultural and traditional customs of China. Taiwan is composed of several religious groups stemming …show more content…
This is because of the strength of the family unit in Taiwan. Home Cell Evangelism constitutes another key factor in developing an effective strategy for evangelism. The Chinese feel uneasy many times in attending a church service, but in familiar surroundings, they are much more open and receptive to the Gospel.
Generally, when groups of believers meet in natural surroundings, in places where non-Christians can attend without provoking hostility or feeling threatened or uneasy; conversions multiply and nearby neighborhoods are penetrated with the Gospel with ease. As Evangelism is carried out through these Home Cell Bible Study Groups, nurturing and discipleship also takes place smoothly. Ideally, these groups must not take the place of the ministry of the local church, but form an effective supplemental ministry for growth and outreach. Basically, this is how some of the local churches sprung …show more content…
Missionaries however, need to demonstrate maximum discipline. More often than not, the motives of some missionaries the world over, frequently overshadow the importance of being a servant of God. Too often they become involved in conflicts over power, authority and allocation of limited financial resources. These deviant actions make it impossible for them to be sensitive to the needs of the very people they are there for.
Missionaries need to have the mindset that, as they go out on missionary trips, they are just on those trips to accomplish the task given by Christ to all Christians with regards to the Great Commission, “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in Heaven and on Earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciple of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:18-20). Hence, they must put the interest of Christ