By Danny Sinquefield
Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Bartlett
“Train up a child in the way he should go …” is a familiar passage found in Proverbs 22:6. That is exactly what every world-visionary and world-impacting church should be focused on as we together embrace the Great Commission in our day. But how does this happen from a practical perspective and what is our responsibility as church leaders in this daunting task? Who will be the next generation of young men and women to surrender their lives to the call of God and sacrifice everything to share Jesus with people across the country and around the world?
First, allow me to suggest that we go “back to the basics” in terms of making missions and mission education a priority in our churches.
I fear that we are losing traction when it comes to seeing the Lord call out the next generation of pastors, missionaries, and church leaders from among our congregations. [Read more…]