Identifying to Send: Examine These Three Areas of a Person’s Life

In our current season of ministry, it would be tempting to remove our focus from the core missionary task of sending laborers into the harvest. It should go without saying, during a time of social distancing the means through which we fulfill the Great Commission and the proclamation of the gospel with those yet to…

How to Create a Sending Culture in Your Church.

I was recently talking to a student deploying to the field for missionary service, and she informed me she was the only person to ever serve as a missionary from her Baptist association back at home. Now, she's from the South where there are many churches in even the rural associations. In fact, there are…

Three Reasons You Should Not be a Missionary… At Least Not Yet

Over the last several years of my life, I have had the privilege to meet many missionaries, both on the field and headed to the field. When I was a missionary, I trained with a large group of people who all felt called to go live overseas. As a pastor now, our church is blessed…