Resources by Deryck Barson

At the forefront of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) is the exhortation to go and make disciples. Jesus says that the discipling of the nations is to be done by baptizing and teaching them to observe all his commands. In other words, discipleship follows the order of baptism unto instruction and obedience, which is true of all members of God’s covenant household. This is the biblical picture of the church…

As we approach the end of another year, we are grateful to God for his sustaining mercies, his sovereign purposes, and the reassurance of his covenant promise that he is with us. For many, the new year can be a time of mixed emotions as one remembers a year filled with blessing and trial, celebration and loss. As the Scriptures teach us, we are not without hope. Our hope is neither fleeting nor vain. Our hope…

Some of the final words of Jesus to his disciples were to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to observe all that he had commanded them (Matthew 28:19–20). Tenth’s Church Planting Committee actively engages and supports a number of church planters in their call to plant churches in our…