Committed to Doctrines of Grace and Missions

Sometimes a commitment to the doctrines of grace has led some Christians to wrongly become hyper Calvinists (click here). This only proves that no system keeps man from being thoroughly depraved; but that point proves Calvinism rather than… Read More

John Calvin and Missions

Mr. Shawn Wright helps us consider a few truths often forgotten from church history: ‘Even though the Protestant reformers of the sixteenth century were regularly fighting for their survival because of Catholic assaults, and even though they had… Read More

Does Calvinism Kill Missions?

‘John Calvin: Calvin sent missionaries from Geneva into France and as far away as Brazil. Most of these young men sent to France died a martyr’s death, but the church of Geneva continued to send them. ‘John Eliot:… Read More

Researching Calvinism and Missions?

Consider these resources: Van den Berg, “Calvin’s Missionary Message: Some Remarks About the Relation Between Calvinism and Missions,” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 22 (1950): 174-187. Carr Sargant, “Calvinism, Arminianism and Missions,” London Quarterly and Holborn Review 176 (1951): 340-344…. Read More

What is the goal of missions?

Chase Bowers & Scott Zeller have a helpful article: “Previously I’d assumed the goal of missions is the practice of missions: evangelism, church planting, and so on…. That worship is the fuel and goal of missions not only… Read More

Calvinism: fan a flame for God’s glory in missions

Calvinism usually fans flame of missions Michael Haykin. “A Sacrifice Well Pleasing To God: John Calvin And The Missionary Endeavor Of The Church.” Founders Journal. 75/Winter 2009. Ken Stewart. “Calvinism and Missions: The Contested Relationship Revisited.” Themelios 34,… Read More

The Supremacy of God in Missions through Worship

Uy Quyền Tối Thượng Của Đức Chúa Trời Trong Công Tác Truyền Giáo Qua Sự Thờ Phượng   Công tác truyền giáo không phải là mục tiêu tối hậu của Hội Thánh, nhưng chính là sự thờ phượng…. Read More

Was the Reformation a Missionary Movement?

Some Christians critical of the theology of the magisterial reformers often accuse them of not caring for the lost or evangelism. But is this true according to history? “The Reformers viewed their task as a missionary one: they… Read More

Nhưng Công Tác Truyền Giáo Không Phải Là Sự Cầu Nguyện

‘Do đó, hầu như ta không thể quá nhấn mạnh về vị trí lạ lùng của sự cầu nguyện trong mục đích của Đức Chúa Trời cho thế giới. Nhưng ở đây cần đưa ra lời cảnh báo…. Read More

Spurgeon against the Hyper Calvinists

From the life of the Baptist pastor Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892), Iain Murray makes some key points that reformed people do well to keep in mind and heart: ‘1. “Genuine evangelical Christianity is never of an exclusive spirit….” ‘2. Spurgeon… Read More