When Jesus called His disciples together and shared His heart and passion with them, He reminded them life was all about the mission! We call it the “Great Commission.” God longs to bring His lost children home, thus the Great Commission of Jesus. When Jesus returned to the right hand of his Father, He left us with that same mission.
Welcome to the transformed podcast.
Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California helps us realize that we are called to a higher standard, a deeper commitment. Our loyalty is to the One who has redeemed us – purchased us from the slave market of sin.
Let’s open our Bible to Matthew 28 as we discover that if I am “on mission” for Jesus Christ the focus of my life will be clearly seen in my choices and sacrifices to reach one more for Jesus …
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Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you!
If you would like to explore how you can be a more effective disciple of Jesus Christ, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!
Growing Missional Leaders is a practical passionate, Biblical mentoring journey for individuals, small groups, leadership teams and congregations who desire to win their world for Christ.
Readers will appreciate the enthusiastic and Spirit-filled hope God provides as Matthew …
* Tells stories – of lost opportunities and successes with friends – that give powerful, encouragement of personal and corporate outreach
* Opens Bible passages – again and again – showing God’s heart is to bring his lost children home
* Provides stimulating discussion questions – at the end of each chapter -providing the stepping stones to launching fresh ministry into your community Believers hungering to reach their world for Christ will be energized by this passionate call to fulfill Christ’s Gospel and the invigorating manner in which their thought processes will be stretched to God-sized proportions.
Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.
And now, until next time, know that we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!