Making 2018 a Missionary Year

I am not a huge fan of New Year’s Resolutions. They always seem to be good ideas that fail within a few months. On the other hand, I am a huge fan of taking advantage of the changing calendar for reassessment and re-alignment. When I was in high school, I did a little surfing on […]

Read More

Reflections from the Middle East Team

This Thanksgiving holiday, a team of 5 students, led by Dr. Mathias, spent their break in the Middle East sharing the gospel to those who have never heard it. The trip, taking place November 17-25, was an eye-opening experience for the team to the reality of the lostness over there and the importance of missions, […]

Read More

How Long, O Lord

When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slaughtered because of the word of God and the testimony they had given They cried out with a loud voice: Lord, the one who is holy and true, how long until you judge those who live on […]

Read More

So You Want to Serve the Nations…

“Oh, no, no, I cannot take that. It is too dangerous in my country to have this,” the man responded, kindly but emphatically, as I offered him a New Testament in the official language of his native country. His country’s laws did not allow people to give and receive Bibles. But when we were having […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Reflecting on the Pillar Unite Conference 2017

As I reflect back on this past week of events with The Pillar Unite Conference I’m very thankful for the partnership that exists between our churches and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Pillar Network is comprised of churches that define their like-mindedness around these 6 key characteristics: We proclaim the gospel of our Sovereign Lord […]

Read More

Crescent Project National Conference

In the book Firefall 2.0, Alvin Reid and Malcom McDow discuss Jonathan Edwards’ “marks of a true movement of God. The first two marks are: When the operation is such to raise their esteem of that Jesus who was born of the Virgin, and was crucified … and seems more to confirm and establish their […]

Read More

Hurricane Relief Trip Now Free

Due to the recent tragedies of this current hurricane season, SEBTS is partnering with the North American Mission Board to send a group of 20 students from SEBTS for hurricane relief efforts on October 15-21. This aid effort will consist of sending a team to be on the ground helping with cleaning and other service […]

Read More

Why White Supremacy Frustrates the Mission of God

A Missiological Response to Charlottesville Tragedy In the immediate aftermath of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia I felt that I needed to write something on behalf of our Center for Great Commission Studies. But, I did not want to merely repeat what others were already saying; it didn’t feel that was a good use of […]

Read More