More resources on the Great Commission Resurgence


After spending a few days in lovely Branson, Missouri, I arrived back in St. Joseph and got caught up on the news occurring in SBC life and noticed that the Great Commission Resurgence continues to strike a chord of interest among many, many Southern Baptists. Since released by SBC President, Johnny Hunt, on Monday, it continues to grow in influence and today has well over 1,000 signatures – including some of the most influential Baptists in SBC life – collected in support of the GCR Declaration.

Yesterday the North Carolina Baptist Convention published an article written by Douglas Baker, in which they highlighted a recent Simple Church conference held in their state. The conference was headlined by LifeWay President, Dr. Thom Rainer, along with his co-author, and son, Sam Rainer. Interestingly enough, however, it seems as though much of what they dealt with at the conference continued to point back towards a bloated denominational bureaucracy and the need for change which will foster a greater commitment to biblical mission than we’ve ever had before. Douglas has some great quotes in the article and I would encourage you to run over and take a look.

Click here to read the article.

Micah is a husband to Tracy & a daddy to Grace, Kessed & (soon to be) Haddon. He’s Senior Pastor at Brainer Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN. Most of all, he’s a debtor to grace.

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