Jesus' Great Commission is one of the key pillars of the church's evangelistic work and has been the guiding principle for missionaries throughout church history. In 40 Questions about the Great Commission, scholars Daniel Akin, Benjamin Merkle, and George Robinson unpack the meaning, history, theology, and practical applications of Jesus' command to go and make disciples. Ideal for personal or group study, this volume will reignite your passion for evangelism while answering key questions like:
Where do we stand in relation to fulfilling the Great Commission?
How do baptism and teaching relate to the Great Commission?
What is the meaning of "I am with you always, to the end of the age"?
How does the Old Testament relate to the Great Commission?
What is the special contribution of each Gospel's version of the Great Commission?
What is the responsibility of the local church to the Great Commission?
What are some mobilization resources that can help churches and individuals to become Great Commission focused?
Other highlights include an overview of some of the great evangelists and missionaries in church history, and a collection of notable quotations on the Great Commission, ideal for teaching and preaching.
Daniel L. Akin is President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
George G. Robinson is Associate Professor of Missions and Evangelism and Richard and Gina Headrick Chair of World Missions at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
Benjamin L. Merkle (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Professor of New Testament Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the editor of the 40 Questions series and the author of 40 Questions about Elders and Deacons.