God’s Call to Be Radically Ordinary in Our Faith With Michael Horton

Michael Horton discusses the ordinary means that God uses to bring about the spread of his kingdom.

This week on The Missions Podcast, Dr. Michael Horton discusses his book Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World. He challenges the idea that Christians need to be radical world-changers, highlighting the potential for burnout and a works-based mindset in ministry. Instead, he emphasizes that our ordinary actions and involvement in God’s mission are what matter most. See full show notes…


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Alex Kocman & Scott Dunford

Alex Kocman is the Director of Communications and Engagement for ABWE. He serves as general editor for Message Magazine and co-hosts The Missions Podcast. After earning his M.A. in Communication and B.S. in Biblical Studies, he served as an online apologetics instructor with Liberty University and a youth pastor in Pennsylvania, where he now resides with his wife and three children. Read his blog or follow him on X/Twitter.

Scott Dunford is the pastor of Western Hills Church in San Mateo, Calif. Previously, Scott served as Vice President of Mobilization and Communications for ABWE and as a missionary in East Asia. Scott graduated from Northland International University (B.A. in Pastoral Studies), earned his M.A. in biblical studies from Central Baptist Theological Seminary, his M.B.A. from Cornerstone University, and is currently enrolled in Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s D.Min. program with an emphasis on missions.