Archives for tag: Foreign Missions

Windows on the World: Praying the Great Commission

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I was a college student when I first became burdened for global missions. I certainly would have said I cared about missions before then. After all, who doesn’t want to see lost people come to faith in Christ, especially in nations with minimal Christian witness? But as a Southern Baptist … Read More »

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Video from Danny Akin’s Convention Sermon

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As many readers know, Southeastern Seminary president Danny Akin preached this year’s Convention sermon. We posted his manuscript last Thursday, shortly before he preached the sermon. The message was titled “Will Southern Baptists by Great Commission Baptists? Six Marks of a Great Commission People.” The text was Romans 15:14–24. If … Read More »

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The Nature and Encouragements of the Missionary Work

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In 1792, a group of Particular Baptist pastors, mostly from the Northamptonshire Association, founded the Baptist Missionary Society. The key leaders in the formation of the new missions society were Andrew Fuller and William Carey. Fuller, a widely respected pastor-theologian, served as secretary (president) of the BMS from its inception … Read More »

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A Lottie Moon Testimony from South Asia

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The Missions at Southeastern blog has just posted an encouraging video from two of our students serving in South Asia. We would encourage you to go their website and watch the video.   These students are supported by the Cooperative Program and by the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Our national goal for … Read More »

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For the Record (Chip McDaniel): Why the Old Testament is Important for the Great Commission Task: Some Thoughts from the Mission Field

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[Editor's Note: This post by Dr. Chip McDaniel, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Southeastern, continues our "For the Record" series by Southeastern faculty. In this post Dr. McDaniel addresses the relevance of the Old Testament for cross-cultural Christian mission. He surveyed several current and former missionaries to get ... Read More »

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We’d Just Witnessed the Book of Acts

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Recently, I had the privilege of helping lead a missions team from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to a country in South Asia. We spent ten days in a nation with a population four times larger than that of California, but where far less than 1% of the population professes faith … Read More »

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When Words Aren’t Enough: A Report from the Field, Part 1

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For much of the month of January, a colleague and I have been in an international setting serving with overseas workers. We have worked together daily in an educational context, and I have been reminded continually of the significance of the Great Commission. To say I am impressed by the … Read More »

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