Condescension Poisons the Mission

In the last week, a flurry of articles have chimed in on the situation in Charlottesville or on the current cultural temperature that it lays bare. I wrote on Monday of how this attitude affected our local missions over 100 years ago. Today, though, I want to draw everyone's attention to an excellent piece by…

Announcing a New Resource for Everyone Interested in Missions

I am real excited about the start of a new initiative here in the missions center at Southeastern. Today, our Center for Great Commission Studies (CGCS) announced a new focus for their website. This new focus will provide quality content for church leaders and lay members alike concerning missions (international and domestic), church planting, urban…

Chiming in: “Geography, Ethnography and Missions” by Justin Long

I love finding good, brief articles like this recent post by Justin Long concerning people group work in the US. Justin is actually writing as a response to an article by JD Payne on the topic. Now, I want to highlight Justin's post. The chain continues! There are two primary points that Justin raises which…

Introducing: The Peoples Next Door blog

"Necessity is the mother of invention." At least, that's what people say. For the last couple of years, Southeastern Seminary has worked on our Peoples Next Door project. Peoples Next Door exists to help train and equip local churches to discover and engage the unreached people groups in their communities. We do this by providing…