SEBTS Students and Hurricane Relief

5 Things to Pray We have a team of 19 on the ground in Florida this week helping with hurricane relief. Take a few minutes and pray these five things for them today: Holy Spirit – pray for dependence upon and filling for the team as they serve the impacted community. Clarity & Connection – […]

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The Weekly Amen

The Weekly Amen is a list of articles, videos, and other resources that I’ve recognized as content we want to “Amen”. This content will come from various platforms and highlight various perspectives on topics that affect the Church’s collective witness and contributes to influencing our emphasis on the Great Commission here at the CGCS Is […]

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The Insanity of God: A Must See Documentary

REPOST(TOP 10 POST OF YEAR) #3 This past week more than 100 Southeastern students gathered for a pre-release viewing of the movie The Insanity of God. This movie is a stirring and challenging account of the ministry of Nik and Ruth Ripkin and their work with those who are being severely persecuted for their faith […]

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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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Praying is Partnering in Missions

Believers in the States can often feel like they have no genuine role in the mission work that is happening in different parts of the world. They feel distant and disconnected—unable to contribute. Yet the Bible reveals a different reality, one in which all believers play a vital and effective role in the mission of […]

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“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God” William Carey William Carey served in India. His passion for missions came from reading the travel journals of Captain James Cook. He wrote a booklet, An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens. This booklet presented a […]

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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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“The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed” Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. His dedication to the Great Commission made him one of the most influential missionaries and mission leaders in history. His passion was for all people, not […]

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The Whole Great Commission

Whole. Complete. All parts present. I have been dwelling on the concept of wholeness lately. I had a conversation with a pastor the other day and we ran down a rabbit trail of discussion and concerns about holistic ministry and fulfilling the whole Great Commission. It made us both pause and reflect on how effectively […]

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Fresh Start| Same Mission

Welcome to the website/blog for the Center for Great Commission Studies at Southeastern Seminary. We are glad you are joining us here. As you may notice, we are kicking off a new initiative through this website. Our goal is to develop and provide encouragement and instruction about living Great Commission lives and leading Great Commission […]

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