Posts by ‘Lance Shumake’

Core Values in Real Life – Part 1 – Bottom Line

By Lance Shumake · August 9, 2019

It was basically an organized riot. They filled the theater in Ephesus and the crowd was shouting, “Great is Artemis of the Ephesians! Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!” This mob is angry at Paul. Paul brought the gospel to Ephesus. He proclaimed it boldly. People received the gospel and they gave up their idol worship. And that stirred up the people of the city against Paul. How dare he cause people to stop worshipping Artemis. The crowd couldn’t find Paul so they grabbed some of his known companions and drug them into the theater. This could get out of…

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The Challenge of Christmas

By Lance Shumake · December 29, 2018

It is truly one of my favorite missions quotes of all time. Some guy I don’t know much about named Oswald J. Smith is given credit for it. Apparently guys named Oswald are good for quoting. Here is what he said: “We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has never heard of the first.”  Such a great reminder. Today, just as much as when he first said it. Over 6000 people groups are still unreached. Almost 3 billion people in the world have little to no access to the gospel. We just celebrated Christmas, and I hope you had a great one!…

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The Challenge 2018

By Lance Shumake · December 10, 2018

Hopefully by now you have seen the #Dare2Declare project we kicked off this December. If not, please don’t admit it for your pride and our feelings. We have challenged The Tribe, which is well over 4000 strong these days, to help us train and mobilize the next generation by giving $10,000 before the end of 2018. Yes, $10,000 seems like a lot. Which is why we have divided it up. Everyone has a place where they could help us. Check out the chart below: This money will go straight towards the work of iGo in training our teams. It will cover…

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