Religion & Spirituality
The Church and the Great Commission with Stephen L. Woodworth - S2 Ep 11
Season 2 Episode 11 – The Church and the Great Commission with Stephen L. Woodworth
Introduction to Episode: During episode 11 of season 2, one thing that we're going to be talking about today is what Christians should really be passionate about is helping the church understand it's calling in God's great plan to reconcile all things to himself. God has been pursuing us as a people to live for His glory and to join him in his work of calling others to the same.
Co-Host: Rev. Dr. Steve Woodworthis an ordained Teaching Elder in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) whose call has stretched from the local church, to the academy, and into the mission field. Steve currently serves as the Associate Coordinator for the International Theological Education Network (ITEN)which exists to develop partnerships with nationals to equip and develop missional leaders and training centers. Steve was the founder of Valley Hope Church in Black Mountain, NC and a pastor in residence at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove. Stephen currently lives in Georgia with his wife Carrie and their three boys Luke, Andrew, and Zachary.
Podcast Episode Summary: In this episode, we talk about the meaning of the great commission, and its purpose to the church. We strive to answer questions like, what is the church? What is the mission of God, and other questions alike togain a better understanding of the Great Commission prescribed to us by Jesus Christ. Read Matt. 28:17-20, Acts 1:8, and Rev. 7:9. These verse will give you a different perspective on being sent into the world to speed the good news. "The gospel is not given to the faint at heart" - Brandon Queen
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World Outreach with the EPCis the mission sending agency of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Our principal calling is to glorify God by starting disciple-making movements among least-reached people groups, especially among Muslims
ITEN- is training trainers who will equip their own people to live on mission for the Glory of God among the unreached. We live in an age of theological famine. As the gospel continues to spread throughout the globe there is an ever-increasing need to develop emerging leaders for the church. False teachers, syncretism, and persecution all threaten to destroy Kingdom work and ITEN is committed to stemming the tide.
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