In this episode of the Kingdom Diversity Podcast, Walter Strickland sits down with Scott Hildreth to discuss the primary question: “Who is on the Mission Field?” Single women far outnumber single men on the international mission field. Why is that? How can our men step up and listen to and properly interpret the call of God? To check out this episode and others, be sure to subscribe to the Kingdom Diversity Podcast here.
Each Friday at Between the Times we point you to some of this week’s blogposts we think worth your time. Some are written by Southeastern faculty, alumni, or students. Some are from others outside Southeastern who have something to say. Either way, we want to keep you updated in case you missed it.
2) The Gospel Coalition posted the new issue of Themelios, much of which addresses the theology of Jonathan Edwards. If you were unaware, Themelios is an excellent resource for keeping up to date on the goings on in theology.
3) This month at SEBTS, the CGCS encourages everyone to take part in 30 days of going. Read the post from director Scott Hildreth.
4) SEBTS held its opening convocation this week. Dr. Akin spoke on the life of missionary Berth Smith in light of Galatians 2:20. Watch here.
5) Ed Stetzer interviews the family of Nancy Writebol, missionary who contracted Ebola while in West Africa. She was released from the hospital yesterday.
6) John Piper discusses the issues of power and policing in light of another police shooting death in St. Louis.
Editor’s Note: Every Wednesday morning at Between the Times we highlight the work of Southeastern’s Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies. Directed by Scott Hildreth, the CGCS exists to produce students who are grounded in the scriptures, culturally sensitive, prepared to make disciples and equipped to plant churches that are healthy and reproductive. Scott and the team at the CGCS maintain a blog, Missions at Southeastern, as one part of this effort. So, every Wednesday we point you to their writing so that you might be better equipped as you and your churches go.
This week we’re highlighting the 30 days of going campaign going on at Southeastern. As Scott recently wrote,
The purpose of this post is to extend an invitation to you too. We are asking everyone to make a commitment for the next 30 days (30 days of September) to not let one day pass you by without you speaking to someone about Christ. We know this is a heavy commitment and we also know that it will require a radical adjustment in lifestyle for you. But think of the benefit for you and for your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc.
Read the full post here and get more info about #30daysofgoing.