Before Jesus ascended to heaven, He commanded His disciples to spread His message across the world.
And yet 2,000 years later, a stark reality remains: “One-third of humanity does not have access to the Gospel,” missiologist and author Dr. Marvin J. Newell says.
“What do we do about that? I’ve gone to the very words of Jesus, that He gave in the Great Commission passages, and have been able to take from what Jesus said [about] what we should be doing in reaching the unreached.”
Newell serves as Executive Director of the Alliance for the Unreached. “We [exist] to bring awareness to the Christian public about unreached peoples around the globe,” he explains.
He penned his latest book, A Third Of Us, with application in mind. “Although it’s missiological in content, it is not written technically,” Newell says.
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth
CALL TO ACTION
- Ask the Lord how He’d like you to respond to His Great Commission call. Then, respond in obedience.
- Consider studying Newell’s book with your small group.