We know we’ve been called to do it. We’ve all heard before that we are to go and make disciples. But, how do we do that exactly? What does that look like? And, not only what does that look like, but how do we do this effectively? In today’s episode, Cameron and Dr. J take to the microphones and engage in a conversation about world missions and effective evangelism. You have a role to play in missions, and if you have ever wondered what that might be exactly then sit back, tune in, and join the conversation.
03:03 — In Matthew 6 Jesus says, “But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” So, God really won’t forgive us if we have unforgiveness in our hearts? I’m working through some forgiveness but honestly I’m not there yet. So, if I die today, and I haven’t forgiven, God won’t forgive me? I won’t enter heaven? Isn’t this saying God’s grace is conditional?
08:21 — What does it mean when the gospels say that the devil took Jesus to the mountain? Did the devil really take Jesus, or what is this saying exactly?
11:12 — We read in Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” Does this mean that once we have evangelized every nation, then the Rapture occurs? Or, what is being said here?
12:51 — How many unreached people groups are there today?
14:04 — Why is so much of the world still unevangelized? Is it just a lack of workers or is there more to it than that?
15:12 — What is the 10/40 window, and why is that important?
16:26 — What is the most effective way to evangelize?
20:08 — What are the pros and cons of short-term missions?
25:59 — A lot of missions work means bringing food to the hungry or building water wells or building homes—things like that. These are certainly good things to do, but how do they help us to share the gospel with others?
27:28 — Does being involved in missions always mean world missions?
28:17 — What is my role in missions?
For more content on this episode’s questions, we invite you to check out a sermon by Dr. Jason Karampatsos in the fourth week of the Own the Vision series at https://nlag.net/sermons/own-the-vision-missions/.
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