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 […]

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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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Mayhem and the Misson

Our country has been once again rocked by an act of savagery beyond the scope of our imagination. Questions swirl. Politicians seek policy answers. Parents struggle to answer questions from their children. Pastors search the scriptures for a sermon. These days test the hearts and minds of all thinking and feeling human beings. As we […]

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Summer 2018 Missions Opportunity

Nomad Truck Venture Interested in learning more about exploring a mission opportunity to the nomadic people groups of Central Asia? The below information is a collaboration between The Nomadic Peoples Network and Frontier Ventures and could potentially be a “defining trip of your life”. If you are a back packer, adventurer, camping enthusiast, or entrepreneur […]

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The Weekly Amen

What 9Marks Purists Should Know About Church Planting At 9Marks, we’ve long appreciated those with whom we have the most important things in common, yet disagree with us constructively (Prov. 27:6). This article by Ed Stetzer is an example of putting that appreciation into practice. We hope you’ll benefit from him, just as we have. […]

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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 Eight […]

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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.   […]

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In our first post, Mission Field: Church Planting Basics, we discussed what church planting is and why church planting serves as the natural outflow from both the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:35-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). Today, we pivot into the opening discussion on what defines the North American context and mission field. What […]

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“Where should I serve God?”

Psalm 42 is a consistent landing spot for me in my own personal devotions and in my counsel to others. For me, this Psalm is the stuff of life. Polished it is not. It is full of questions, confusion, and emotion. David expresses pain, sadness, and despair; yet, in the midst of this soul tsunami […]

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