Reflections from the Hurricane Relief Mission Team

On October 15, the CGCS, in partnership with NAMB, sent a Hurricane Relief Mission Team to Immokalee, Florida for a week to aid those affected by Hurricane Irma. Led by Dr. Scott Hildreth and Dr. Drew Ham, the 19-member team spent their week serving in various ways for the sake of the gospel and bringing […]

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Summer 2018 Missions Opportunity

Nomad Truck Venture Interested in learning more about exploring a mission opportunity to the nomadic people groups of Central Asia? The below information is a collaboration between The Nomadic Peoples Network and Frontier Ventures and could potentially be a “defining trip of your life”. If you are a back packer, adventurer, camping enthusiast, or entrepreneur […]

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A Response To The Alt-Right Understanding Of The Nations

Guest post from Ph.D student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary: Matthew Hirt (Twitter @matthewhirt) Hijacking the HUP The homogeneous unit principle (HUP) has been used by missionaries and church planters in thinking about how Christianity might spread quickly among a population in a given area. Properly understood, this principle is descriptive rather than prescriptive. The […]

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Married Couples & Missions

Too often throughout the history of Christian missions married couples in missions have been discouraged, defeated, and even destroyed due to the innumerable stresses, pressures, temptations, sins, sufferings, sorrows, pains, physical and spiritual. Paul in Corinth and a married couple in missions: Paul left as a commissioned apostle/missionary (a sent-out church member for the sake […]

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Women & Missions

Women and missions involves the role of women in fulfilling the mission of God as they are sent among the peoples of the world with the message of Jesus. Of course a connection exists between women and the local church and the topic of women and missions, but these subjects are not synonymous. The focus […]

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Friendship on the Field

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #10 For missionaries, there is a common cliché “the only constant is change.” This statement could even be restated as “the only constant is difficulty,” as this reality often rings true on the mission field, at times on a daily basis! Preparations and debriefings alike seek to help missionaries—new and seasoned […]

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Lottie Receiver Gives Thanks

Give to Lottie Moon Today We often ask you to pray for our students and missionaries serving overseas but rarely are we able to update you on their behalf. During this time of the season every year, the terms Lottie Moon and Christmas Offering ring loud in the Baptist churches around the nation. If we’re […]

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Can you Worship Jesus with a Human Leg Bone? Part 2

The kangling/femur flute situation has been left unresolved in the first part of this discussion, so that you strive on your own to think through both the given situation and the overall framework. The goal goes beyond merely proffering a right or wrong resolution: in fact, the brothers and I were not looking for only […]

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Can you worship Jesus with a Human Leg Bone?

When the subject of contextualization arises, conversation takes on a theoretical tone. God’s people bringing the gospel message to the ends of the earth eventually face real life issues of living and communicating in all new contexts. So rather than belabor the point of this discussion, I offer a personal instance for discussion, which remains […]

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Go Engage

Event Description Conferences are filled with people who are content to listen and talk about making disciples of all nations.  If that’s what you want, you’re not going to like this!  Rather than spend all weekend listening to good theories, you’ll be engaging with guest trainers who live this, and with the people you’re sitting […]

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