Five priorities in your first year

As I write this, I am sitting at the 2 ½ mark in a church revitalization setting. As I reflect on the past couple of years, I see some things I did well in the first year. I also see several things I wish I had done better in the first year (and the second […]

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What Should We Think About Rapid Church Multiplication?

Many years ago, David Garrison identified rapid multiplication as one of the universal characteristics of a church planting movement. Since that time, the rapid advance of the gospel has been a key value for many in the missionary enterprise, both in terms of many people coming to faith quickly and in terms of churches reproducing other churches […]

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Prayer for Syria

Check out the following story and prayer requests from one of our 2+ students currently on the mission field and let it be an encouragement and a call to pray: Story: A Kurdish Muslim family fled Afrin when the war became to dangerous for them to stay.  The parents and 6 children eventually ended up […]

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Interview with Dr. Ant Greenham About His New Book

Recently two Southern Baptist missiologists and professors have put together a book addressing one of the most crucial questions about Muslim evangelism and Missions. Dr Ant Greenham, Associate Professor of Missions and Islamic Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Dr. Ayman Ibrahim, Bill and Connie Jenkins Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and director of […]

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How Should Christians Respond to the Growing Muslim Population in the United States?

Micah Fries, senior pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Keith Whitfield, associate professor of Christian theology, dean of graduate studies, and vice president for academic administration at Southeastern Baptist Theology Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, have put together a new book to address this important question: “How should Christians respond to […]

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Important African-American Missionaries You Should Know

There are so many missionaries throughout history who are inspirational not only to those aspiring to serve as missionaries, but also to those who need encouragement to live boldly for the sake of the gospel. Of those missionaries in the modern mission era, there are are several African-American missionaries who endured discrimination, persecution, and hardship […]

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State Demographic Research Project

The Strategic Focus Team of the Baptist State Convention of NC is looking for Southeastern students who can help with demographic research during the Fall 2018 semester. Our research has identified the top 250 pockets of lostness across the state. Think of these pockets as gospel deserts; small geographic areas where the unchurched population is growing […]

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Medical Mission Conference

FBC Durham in cooperation with the International Mission Board (IMB.org) of the SBC will be having a health care mission conference on March 8 (evening) and 9 (all day), 2019 at FBC Durham. This is an excellent conference from Middle school up for anyone interested in health care missions and those interested in missions in […]

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Mission Role Available

The International Church of Batam (ICB) is located on the island of Batam, Indonesia, a short ferry boat ride from Singapore.  ICB was founded in February of 2006 to meet the need for an English worship experience on the island.    The church today is made up of largely American and Indonesian units, along with attendees […]

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Resources: New Books on the SBC

Here at the CGCS, we like to highlight resources that edify, equip, and encourage students, alumni, pastors and even lay church members in their efforts to fulfill the Great Commission. We want to make our readers aware of two important books about the mission and function of the Southern Baptist Convention. Read an excerpt of […]

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