Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit… (Matthew 28:19 NASB)
Based on Christ’s clear words to His disciples-and by extension, to all disciples of Jesus-the question for a Christian is not “Should I be making disciples?” but “God, where do You want me to make disciples?”
But WAIT! Before you pray that prayer, let me ask you a question: Have you already presumed God’s answer? Have you already filtered God’s plans for your life through the prerequisites of convenience, safety, job security, and lifestyle preferences? To the extent that you have, you may be “muzzling” the voice of God in your life and missing the fullness of joy available to those who follow Him with total abandon.
56% of the world population currently remains “unreached” by the Gospel, meaning there is little to no faithful Christian presence in those areas. Even here in the U.S., some estimate that a staggering 82% of people in the Northeast (which includes the DC area!) are unbelievers.
The harvest is plentiful. Is God calling you to labor in a way or in a region that you have not considered?