The purpose of the church’s existence is to go into all the world with the gospel, making disciples of every people on earth. This begins at home and then spreads outward in ever widening circles of influence. Missions is the evidence that the church is alive and well. To ignore the lost world beyond our … Continue reading The Role of the Local Church in Missions
Discipleship is the crux of the Great Commission of Christ. Jesus carefully selected men to follow Him….
As a new believer on the ship where I worked, I was alone in my walk with Christ. I did not have a church to attend or a pastor to guide me in the faith; not even a theological frame of reference to cling to. But, what I did have—the Bible and the Holy Spirit—is … Continue reading Discipleship: The Essence of the Great Commission