Are You Going? The lives of many believers rarely escape the tight orbits that circle around their own schedules, their own interests. The familiar gravity of familiar places. But the trajectory of our faith should be one that's...
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Are You Going?
The lives of many believers rarely escape the tight orbits that circle around their own schedules, their own interests. The familiar gravity of familiar places. But the trajectory of our faith should be one that's continually cycling outward, fueled by a mission and message that God first brought within reach of us ... so that we can now join with Him in taking it within reach of others.
Authors Daniel L. Akin and Bruce Riley Ashford are calling today's church members to lives of going-whether going around the world or to people right where they live-going out with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Between the two of them, Akin and Ashford have trained thousands of men and women in both the mandates and methods for going to every nation. Now they have created a resource for individuals and churches to use together in calling even more to go.
Readers will: Learn the mission of God Understand the centrality of the church to going on mission with God Be challenged to go to the nations with the gospel of Jesus Christ Be challenged to go to their own neighborhoods with the gospel of Jesus Christ Learn to use their jobs as vehicles for the gospel Be challenged to commit to go anywhere on mission with God
Bruce Riley Ashford is married to Lauren, with whom he has two children, Riley Noelle and Anna Katherine. He was born in Chesapeake, VA, but spent his childhood years in Roseboro, NC. He received his B.A. in Communications from Campbell University. Upon graduation from Campbell, he entered Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received his Master of Divinity. After spending two years in Central Asia as a university instructor, he returned to the United States to enter the Ph.D. program at Southeastern. He defended his dissertation, ?Wittgenstein's Impact on Anglo-American Theolog
Dr. Daniel L. Akin (Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington) became the sixth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2004, and also serves as Professor of Preaching and Theology. He has also authored numerous articles and several books including Epistles of John (New American Commentary); Song of Solomon (Holman Bible Commentary), and God on Sex.