Today, pray for a missionary family serving in East Asia

Pray for a missionary family in East Asia. They have amazing news this month! Their friend- let’s call her “M” for safety purposes- is now a believer! Watching the Father pursue her heart over the last several months has been one of the top highlights of their time serving. They said it was unbelievably beautiful and so evident that […]

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The Missionary and Social Media

Why consider the pastor and missionary within a discussion on social media? Much of our energies here at SEBTS are focused on training and equipping pastors and missionaries. That being the case, we consider the social media realm as another opportunity for equipping… I receive email updates regularly from missionaries around the globe. Email updates […]

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#PrayForNepal

Natural disaster and tragedy around the world always hits close to home here at SEBTS. We have hundreds of current and former students serving around the world indifficult places. When the news broke of the recent earthquake in Nepal, we quickly thought about the Nepalese people as well as our own students serving in that […]

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Missions: When the Honeymoon Stage is Over

Our campus is a buzz with activity this week. As many of you are aware it’s our annual Global Missions Week. Often this week proves significant in the lives of our budding missionaries, pastors, and church planters. A particular favorite time of the week was our Tuesday chapel in which we commissioned those going to the cities […]

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Pray for a Missionary Family in South Asia

Pray for a missionary family currently serving in South Asia. Their ministry focuses on training existing believers and churches in discipleship and church planting. They are emphasizing the importance of rapidly reproducing disciples. They also facilitate theological training for church leaders in their ministry location. Over the past year their team has trained over 500 individuals. Now to him who […]

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Social Media and the Church

In our last post, Sam and I discussed the growing and prolific use of social media, particularly the big three of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Over the next few posts we will consider some questions and ideas in approaching a social media presence institutionally, pastorally, missionally, and personally. Institutionally. When speaking of an institution, our […]

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Today, Pray for a Missionary Family in Transition

So often we see the romanticized prayer requests from overseas and how God is working in the unreached places in the world—these definitely need our prayers. Yet, we often forget about the nitty-gritty process it takes to get to those unreached places. We don’t think about the missionaries going through mountains of paperwork to keep […]

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Today, Pray for a Missionary Family Serving in Africa

Today, pray for a missionary family serving in Africa. There are many people throughout the world who still have never heard the Gospel message. This past week, they had the opportunity of coming together with other missionaries from their region. They were able to have a great time of fellowship and met their colleagues, hearing about where they live and the […]

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Social Media: The Big Three

Part Two: As we continue our discussion on social media in the digimodern age we need to focus our mind’s eye down to a few specific social media. These three are the big three, the ones people are statistically most likely to be engaged with. And it’s within this framework of the big three that […]

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Today, Pray for a Missionary in SE Asia

Pray for a missionary serving in a city of 10 million people in Southeast Asia. She has lived in this city for over a year and has seen God move in miraculous ways. Several college students have accepted Christ through English Clubs where she teaches the “Creation to Christ” story. She has also been sharing with her teacher while serving there. Her […]

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