By Seth Brown
BRENTWOOD — A unique Southern Baptist missions conference encouraged attendees to leverage the historically unprecedented migration of peoples around the world for the sake of sharing the gospel with every tribe, tongue, and nationality.
The United States is one of the most common destinations for migrants, and the circumstances present the American church with a remarkable opportunity for evangelism, according to speakers at the “Reaching the Nations in North America” conference at Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood.
“God is the Divine Maestro, orchestrating the movements of the nations,” said J.D. Payne, pastor for church multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala.
He emphasized the importance of churches engaging in diaspora missions, which is the task of evangelizing migrants. [Read more…]