4 Questions to Help You Understand Where God is Calling You

If your heart has been gripped by the gospel and the Great Commission, sooner or later you’ll find yourself asking the question, “Where is God calling me to go?” That can be a tough question to ask, though, because it creates all kinds of follow up questions. Does God want you to go overseas? Does He…

Why the Great Commission is for Every Believer

You will often hear that The Great Commission is for every follower of Christ, but you don’t always see that logic worked out. The immediate context of Matthew 28 shows us that Jesus is speaking directly to his disciples before ascending into heaven: Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus…

Defining Success in Community Groups

The goal of being in community is never about numbers. If you’re a pastor or leader, it’s not about simply getting more people into groups. If you’re a member of a community group, the goal is not to check the boxes that you read your Bible, went to church, and attended your group for the…

Do you take the Great Commission personally?

In Acts chapter 7, Stephen is dragged before the Sanhedrin and demanded to explain his beliefs. What follows is a sweeping history of the people of Israel, culminating in their handing over Jesus to be crucified. That didn’t go over so well, so he was dragged out of the city and stoned, becoming the first…