Pastor Matt Burden on rediscovering the early church’s vision for global missions and what what today’s church can learn from that.
His new book is Missionary Motivations: Challenges from the Early Church
IN THIS PODCAST,
- How did the New Testament churches do missions?
- New Testament Missiology and Impact on the 21st Century Church
- Practical Evangelism
Matthew Burden is an author, pastor, and scholar, currently serving a church in eastern Maine. His research focuses on the intersection of church history and missiology, with a focus on understanding the missional ideas that motivated previous generations of Christians. He is the author of several books, including “Missionary Motivations: Challenges from the Early Church.”
SCRIPTURE RELATED TO EPISODE:
- John 3: 16
- Luke 10
- Matthew 28
00:46 – The early church’s vision for global mission
01:20 – Introducing Pastor Matthew Burden
02:20 – More on Pastor Matthew Burden
03:59 – Why the Book, Missionary Motivations
08:12 – What and when was the “Early Church?”
11:43 – New Testament doesn’t give much on how to do missions
17:13 – Commanded to share the gospel
18:40 – How did the early church share the gospel?
24:22 – The most famous Bible verse
28:04 – How should we do global missions today?
34:36 – Missions and evangelism on a practical level
43:03 – Pastor Matthew Burden’s contact information
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