J.D. Payne and Gardner Davis
Today, globalization has ensured that culture transcends location. Because of this, we have greater access to people from other nations. And for the believer, living in a multicultural society affords an incredible opportunity for carrying out the Great Commission and reaching the unreached.
According to Acts 17, modern immigration and globalization have been predetermined by God as a means to gather the nations to himself: “[God] made from one man every nation . . . having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God” (Acts 17:26–27 ESV). In this interview, Dr. J. D. Payne, author, pastor, and associate professor of Christian ministry at Samford University, charges believers to take this opportunity to share the gospel with the lost living within their own neighborhoods.
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