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For the World.
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Missions

Can I know for sure if I am called to missions?

I know from personal experience how hard it is to convince another person about your missionary call when they don’t have one.

Mark Coppenger can’t stop talking about the gospel

It’s likely you’ll find him riding the bus to Southern Seminary’s campus in Louisville from his home in Nashville, Tennessee, choosing public transit over his car if possible, favoring the stories in the seats on the Megabus over the company of his car radio.

Boston: The most strategic city on earth?

Southern Seminary alumnus Bland Mason and the quiet, strategic movement to reach America’s most iconic city.

4 keys to actually start praying for persecuted Christians

The persecuted church needs our prayer. Here’s how you can help.

Why does God allow missionaries to suffer?

Throughout Christian history, it has been God’s sovereign plan to expand his kingdom through suffering.

The Bible doesn’t ignore spiritual warfare, and you shouldn’t either

A supernatural gospel is not just for frontline missionaries.

Why your church should support fewer missionaries

Making a broad impact is nice, but making a deep impact would result in greater influence and bring greater glory to God.

Spiritual Warfare and International Missions

Missions professor M. David Sills talks about the importance of acknowledging spiritual warfare, especially in international missions.

How the Reformation recovered the Great Commission

The Reformers didn’t just recapture the true gospel, they caught a vision to spread it to the ends of the earth.

6 habits every aspiring missionary needs today

Whenever someone tells me about a desire to serve in missions, I want to affirm this wonderful calling while also tempering their excitement.

5 reminders Christians need when tragedy strikes

In the midst of tragedy, remember Jesus’s teaching that it came for a reason. The reason may not be one that you can discern from limited human perspective, but it’s for his glory – everything is.

When a mission trip leads to a missionary call

At the end of your short-term trip, you head to the airport to return to your “normal” life, but it does not seem quite as normal as it did.

Wherever he leads, I’ll go . . . will you?

You can say, “No,” and you can say, “Lord.” But you cannot say, “No, Lord.”

How are you spending that bag of coins?

God changed my life, plans, and career path as a result of a mission trip.

Four men you should take to the mission field and three you should leave behind

Every missionary going to the field must make sure to take four men with him, and leave three others behind.

How can my church be involved in short-term missions?

As we look at missions opportunities and pass each opportunity through a biblical sieve to make sure that what we are doing actually fulfills what the Lord would have us do.