Most evangelicals agree that the purpose of the missionary task is to glorify God by proclaiming the gospel and making disciples of all nations. The Lausanne Covenant, for example, affirms that “We believe the Gospel is God’s good news for the whole world, and we are determined by his grace
Category: Great Commission
Answer: The current media world saturated with atheistic values and destructive messages. Question: What do you get when you discourage Christian young people from studying the arts? Nobody should be surprised at the state of affairs in today’s entertainment industry. Or media in general. When, for generations, the church has considered art
Christians care! That’s the gist of a recent editorial from the New York Times, “A Little Respect for Dr. Foster” by Nicholas Kristof/ @NickKristof. Kristof begins by referencing polls that indicate “gays and lesbians” are viewed more favorably than “evangelical Christians.” But he admits that Christians care: “I’ve been truly awed by [the
What part does discipleship play in the Great Commission? What should be the goal of the church? What is Jesus’ priority in terms of the church’s task? Many evangelicals would answer using the word “evangelism.” That was clearly Jesus’ passion, after all. But DNA co-founder, Dr. Bob Moffitt, suggests this
Transformation is God’s ultimate aim in creation. Yes, that includes people from every nation coming to a saving faith in Christ. It requires new churches being planted. Hungry people fed. These are all important, but they are not God’s ultimate aim. They should be viewed as essential “parts,” not ends.