Sixteen:Fifteen Does Not Do Missions.......Directlyby Matthew Ellison, President and Church Missions CoachDr. John Piper has said, "All the resources needed to send and support an army of self-sacrificing, joy spreading ambassadors is already in the church. But we are...

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A Forgotten People Remembered: The Isan People of ThailandA Special Update from Sixteen:FifteenIsan (or Issan) is the name of a people group, language, and region of northeast Thailandnear the Laosborder. There are an estimated 25 million Isan people and sadly only an...

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We’ve Got Your Backby Matthew EllisonMy Mother, Dorothy EllisonNearly nine years ago my mother and father began a weekly prayer ministry for Sixteen:Fifteen.  On Wednesday mornings we would rally our staff and, together with my parents, we would pray through a list of...

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June 11, 2012Ministry has me in Alabamatoday where I am coaching Trinity Presbyterian Church.   I was given the privilege of bringing the message yesterday as well.  I just experienced an Alabamathunderstorm that rocked my world.   Not only was the torrential downpour...

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Unleashing Every Believer

by Matthew EllisonGod is doing a new thing in local churches across America and around the world.  For a long time many churches have primarily engaged in world missions in a support role, limiting their participation to sending money and people through mission...

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Honoring My Mother Dorothea Ethel EllisonMay 2, 1931 - April 27, 2012by Matthew EllisonMy precious mother flew to Jesus on Friday, April 27th …I was honored to be holding her hand as she bid farewell to this world. My family did not expect her to live past January,...

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Good Friday Blog: May the Lamb That Was Slain Receive the Reward of His SufferingNicolas Von ZinzendorfRevelation 7:9-12, the Holy Spirit peels back the curtains of time and space and we are given a glimpse into eternity.  Here we see the great and final end to which...

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VERGE “For the Nations “Post-Conference”

$59 \\\ registration open!click to register!*Just 3 weeks away (spots are filling up fast!)Location: For the City Center |March 2 | 9am - 5pmLooking to be encouraged, informed, and equipped toengage unreached peoples through small and largebreakout sessions on...

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