7 Ways to Mangle The Great Commission

Well said. Thanks.

anti-itch meditation

The basic gist of The Great Commission is this portion of Matthew 28:

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.

There are a number of mangled applications of The Great Commission. Here are a few I’d like to briefly address:

  1. The Missions Mangle
    I appreciate and respect what missionaries do. Going to foreign lands and proclaiming the Gospel is awesome. But I’ve also heard missionaries guilt people that they too need to go to a foreign land to do missions. This isn’t true. All you have to do is go and teach. Sometimes that starts in your own house. I’m not trying to talk anyone out of doing…

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3 responses to “7 Ways to Mangle The Great Commission

  1. Brian Mallalieu

    Thanks, Ian, brilliant!



  2. Jane, I made an attempt to do this but got stuck on how to do it. will try again.


  3. Jane Silcox

    Ian, How do you reblog an article in to your blog on wordpress? Thank you! Jane Silcox Director jane@heartfulowl.com.au http://www.heartfulowl.com.au M:0413143505



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