God and Missions

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Books, Church, Missions | 0 comments

The Trinity, the gospel, evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and church growth are the core ingredients associated with missionary work in the New Testament.  These are the things that our missionaries highlight in their reports to us and these are the things that indeed glorify the Lord.  So it seems appropriate to ask, “How is God most glorified in the work of missions?” God is most glorified in missions as He works out His...

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Have You Ever Run Away from the Lord?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Encouragement, Hope, Missions | 0 comments

Have you ever run away from the Lord and doing His will in your life? Have you ever refused to share the gospel with someone because you did not want them to experience the forgiveness of God? Have you ever been really upset with the Lord? If you said yes to any one of these situations, did you prevail over the Lord? The book of Jonah presents the prophet of God doing these very things during a season of his life. Despite all his efforts to...

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The College, The Church, & Missions

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Church, Liberal Arts, Missions | 0 comments

Any Word informed and Holy Spirit motivated burden for a great commission initiative seeks expression.  Despite the desire to just do something, I believe the “something” must be cautiously done with biblical intentionality.  My interest at this point is how a Christian Liberal Arts College should invest in the Great Commission.  Do we recruit students to travel the world to preach, to sing, to pass out tracts, and to hold Bible...

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