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George Liele: A Historical Baptist Figure You Need To Know

In light of our recent Missions Emphasis Sunday, I wanted to introduce you to an early, arguably the first, Baptist missionary. In their Baptist history text authors Anthony Chute, Nathan Finn, and Michael Haykin provide a good introduction. They wrote: … Continue reading

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Make, Mature, and Multiply

With our Missions Emphasis Sunday approaching this weekend, hear the concluding words of Andreas Kostenberger and Peter O’Brien’s, Salvation to the Ends of the Earth. They said: This mission of God’s people within the world is to be understood with…an … Continue reading

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Bless Us For Your Namesake

This past Sunday the sermon was from Psalm 67. The Psalm is a prayer asking the Lord to bless Israel for the purpose of making Him known to all the earth, and this toward the end of the nations praising … Continue reading

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“We Must”

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

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A Method for Missions (The Legacy of William Carey)

In an essay on William Carey; Michael Haykin wrote the following: What, then, is Carey’s legacy? A number of things could be cited, but two are especially prominent. First, Carey models the vital importance of prayer in the life of … Continue reading

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Motivation for Missions

This past Sunday was Missions Emphasis Day at Redeemer Fellowship. During the sermon I sought to show that the motivation for Missions must be the Gospel and not the other “g” word, guilt. Before the worship hour (OK, hour-and-half) there … Continue reading

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Speechless

Here is the account from the life of John Paton that I shared in the introduction of my sermon yesterday. (Taken from David Platt’s book, Radical pgs. 175-6): John Paton (1824-1907) is relatively unknown among Christians today. He served for … Continue reading

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