Let gospel reality in your head fuel gospel fervency in your heart that leads to gospel urgency in your life.
The Great Commission isn’t just accomplished by going to other nations but by receiving them. Because God welcomed us at great cost to himself, we’re called to welcome our refugee neighbors.
If our passion for cross-cultural missions diminishes our love for our actual neighbors and fellow citizens, we must repent. Jesus commissioned his disciples to go into all the world (Matt. 28:16–20). Mission isn’t just “over there”; it’s here. Your middle-class suburb, urban neighborhood, or small rural town is part of God’s millennia-spanning plan to make disciples of all nations.
“Babe, listen to this.” I read the message on the Nextdoor app to my husband:…