Pastor Charles: Great Commission is not an either/or proposition

 
Many pastors are narrowly focused on their role as a church planter or their role as the leader of an established congregation, and that impedes the progress of the Great Commission. So says H.B. Charles Jr., senior pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church with campuses in Jacksonville and Orange Park, when I asked him why more Florida Baptist churches were not yet involved in church planting. “I catch it on both sides, that we are burdened about the ...

FIRST PERSON: What makes the Great Commission great?

 
We call these words of Jesus the Great Commission: "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age" (Matt. 28:19-20). But what makes the Great Commission so great? It's great in its responsibility Every follower of Jesus has ...