To the Ends of the Earth

“Does a belief in sovereign grace stymie missions and evangelism? If that belief is rightly understood and rightly applied, the answer is an emphatic no….”

-Jason K. Allen, President, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and College

 

Too often those who least understand the biblical doctrine of Calvinism accuse Calvinists of a non-evangelistic spirit and practice. We do often wonder how frequently those same accusers share their faith with the lost. Nonetheless, the more we study church history the more we see that a life centered on God’s glory leads to passion and boldness for Christ’s mission.

 

To the Ends of the Earth: Calvin’s Missional Vision and Legacy

By Michael A. G. Haykin & C. Jeffrey Robinson Sr.

 

Table of Contents

  • For God So Loved the World”: John Calvin’s Missional Exegesis
  • A Sacrifice Well Pleasing to God”: The Dynamics of John Calvin’s Theology of Mission
  • How Very Important This Corner Is”: The Calvinistic Missions to France and Brazil
  • To Convert the World”: The Puritans and Being Missional in the Seventeenth Century
  • Advancing the Kingdom of Christ”: Missional Praying—the Example of Jonathan Edwards
  • An Instrument of Establishing the Empire of My Dear Lord”: Developing a Missional Passion—the Way of Samuel Pearce

 

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