Who? Jesus gave this mission verbally to the first disciples, but it did not end with their deaths. As Lord of the church, he expects his followers to carry out this mission “to the end of the age.” Their mission is our mission. Why? The authority for our mission comes from Christ. It is rooted in the Word of God and based on the … Continue reading Understanding the Great Commission
On Memorial Day (Monday), we had the privilege of going on a picnic with the Campbells, a family from our new church. The park where we went to was on top of a big hill, which I guess could be called a mountain. The view from the park offered outstanding panorama’s of what locals call “the Valley.” The Valley consists of three cities/towns in Pennsylvania … Continue reading Souls in Need of a Savior
How many Christians truly live with a sense of purpose and calling in their lives? Recently, I was listening to a sermon by John MacArthur about the prophet Jeremiah when he said something that really caught my attention: “Whoever doesn’t have a sense of being predestined by God to service will never lead a spiritual revolution. Most people living in the church today have no … Continue reading Do we really live with a sense of Divine Mission?