There is no shortage of books, conferences, and consultants in our day offering to help churches find their mission. It’s as if God’s people have been left in the dark as to what we should be about. But what if Jesus has already given us our marching orders? Shouldn’t we listen to the Head of the church if we want to know how to spend our time, energy, and resources? In this sermon, David Platt directs our attention to Christ’s words in Matthew 28:16–20 in order to help us identify the church’s mission. This is the second of a three-part series focused on the church’s vision, mission, and goal.
- The Great Commission is not a general command to make as many disciples as possible.
- The Great Commission is a specific command to make disciples among every group of people on the planet.