The Value of Short Term Missions

**This is an updated repost from 2015**   This summer dozens of Southeastern students are serving on short-term mission teams (STM) around the world. In fact, I am currently sharing the gospel in Phoenix, Arizona with 12 students as you read this post. This is not unusual. In fact, most school breaks we send multiple […]

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Musings and Meditations

Behind the shameful apathy and lethargy of the church, that allows one thousand million. . . Human beings to go to their graves in ignorance of the gospel, there lies a practical doubt, if not denial, of their lost condition. — A.T. Pierson — It is hard for me to remember that every person I […]

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Don’t Let your Family Wreck your Faith

Paul David Tripp, in his devotional New Morning Mercies, observes that, if we seek satisfaction in the things God gives us, we will be empty. Happiness will elude us. We expect creation to fulfill the longing that can only be met by the Creator. One of the blessings we are most tempted to turn to […]

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Musings and Meditations

“To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.” William Carey   I spend a lot of time talking with people about God’s will. Students are concerned about jobs, marriage, calling, schooling, friends, priorities, etc. The more serious the decision, the more stress it generates. For many, there is […]

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Calling Out the Called- Panel Discussion

Steve McKinion, David Sills, and Scott Hildreth discuss the specific calling to pastoral and missionary service and ways for pastors to recognize this specific calling in their church members. This panel discussion dives deep into topics such as “What is a call?” and “Is every Christian vocation a calling?”. Watch Here.

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Musings and Meditations

“If ten men are carrying a log — nine of them on the little end and one at the heavy end — and you want to help, which end will you lift on?” William Borden – Missionary to Egypt How many churches are in your city? How many ministers work in these churches? If your […]

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Missional Summer

Today kicks off the Summer semester for our students. Some will continue taking classes. Others will spend the summer at home with families. A different group will be involved in ministries or missionary activities. The hope is that all of our students will seek ways to make this summer a missional season. No matter where […]

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Evangelism Remedy

There is little doubt that God’s mission and mandate for his church centers on evangelism. This means that, no matter what churches are doing, the primary objective must be clearly and plainly communicating the gospel. Our message is good news – God loved our sinful humanity so much that he gave his only Son. Anyone […]

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Musings and Meditations

“Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love” — Roland Allen   “For God so loved the world that he gave…” (John 3:16) “But God demonstrated his own love for us …” (Romans 5:8) “We love because he first loved us…” (1 John 4:19) We […]

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Exciting New Class at SEBTS

  MIS 6970 Current Topics in Christian Missions: Cross Cultural Missions Strategies July 17-21, 2017 Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00 Location TBA   FACULTY TEAM: This course will be taught by veteran IMB church planters, with a variety of field and administrative experience.    LEAD PROFESSORS:    Dr. Clyde Meador      Email: cmeador@sebts.edu     Dr. Doug Coleman   Email: dcoleman17@gmail.com  […]

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