Category Archives: missio Dei

Lutheran Mission Matters — A Journal Worth Reading

The current issue of Lutheran Mission Matters presents a variety of viewpoints on contextualization. The authors include Lutheran Missionaries who served at the grassroots nationally and worldwide. They include well experienced theological educators, mission executives, area directors, practitioners and mission … Continue reading

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God’s Love Defies Human Comprehension! Merry CHRISTmas!

God’s love defies human comprehension. Who of us can grasp that God loves His depraved and disobedient human creation so much that He assumes flesh and blood in order to bring about restoration and reconciliation between Himself and humanity? And … Continue reading

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What is the Missional Church? — Ed Stetzer

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What is a Missional Church — Alan Hirsch

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Jesus, Greatest at the Table

1.         Jesus, greatest at the table           The almighty Son of Man,                Laid aside His outer clothing,           Poured some water in a pan;        … Continue reading

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How Long Before the Gospel Leaves Us? — Martin Luther

Commenting on Matthew 24:14,  Martin Luther writes, Before Judgment Day comes, the rule of the church and of the Christian faith must move over the whole world, just as the Lord Christ also said before in an earlier chapter that … Continue reading

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Exponential.org Debuts New Website Featuring Multiple Content Channels Geared to Assist Church Workers and Congregations to Birth Churches

This week, Exponential debuts a new website strategy, bringing together quality thought leadership from respected partner ministries known in their field—experts Exponential is calling Channel Curators. Links to the different channels including Church Planting, Culture, Discipleship, Leadership, Missional, MultiEthnic, Multisite, … Continue reading

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No One Can Sidestep Jesus in God’s Plan of Salvation

Georg Vicedom, in his classic work, The Mission of God: An Introduction to a Theology of Mission writes, Hence God Himself does mission work.  In His mercy He once more makes Himself the Shepherd and Messenger of His people languishing … Continue reading

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“Jesus Alone Restores Us to God’s Grace”

Human beings have not kept the law of God but have transgressed it. Their corrupted human nature, thoughts, words, and deeds battle against the law. For this reason they are subject to God’s wrath, to death and all temporal afflictions, … Continue reading

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“God is the Sending and Sent One” — Michael Frost

Michael Frost, speaking about the Triune God, says, If you can reduce being missional down to starting coffee shops and community gardens and being friendly to your neighbours, it will break my heart. … You can’t “go” missional. You can’t … Continue reading

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