"Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God."? - 2 Corinthians 5:20
In this collection of biblical expositions, seven prominent Bible teachers lay the biblical foundation for missions based on the apostle Paul's words in 2 Corinthians, addressing a number of oft-debated topics along the way. Chapters include:
D. A. Carson - The Biblical Basis of Missions (2 Corinthians 4:1-12)
David Platt - Why the Great Commission is Great (2 Corinthians 4:13-18)
John Piper - The Heart of God in the Call to Proclaim (2 Corinthians 5:1-10)
J. Mack Stiles - Being Ambassadors for Christ (2 Corinthians 5:11-21)
Andrew Davis - Are People without Christ Really Lost?
Michael Oh - The Individual's Suffering and the Salvation of the World
Stephen Um - Jesus and Justice
God's Love Compels Us focuses on God's love as the motivation for missions, encouraging individual Christians to embrace the privilege of taking the gospel to the world.