Category Archives: Missiology

“Recommit to Reformation” by Peter Meier

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, published the following article in Mission Moments (October 15, 2017). These days much is rightly made of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. God used Martin … Continue reading

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Christ’s Death is of No Avail to Us if the Word of God is Absent — Martin Luther

“Christ on the cross and all his suffering and his death do not avail, even if, as you teach, they are ‘acknowledged and meditated upon’ with the utmost ‘passion, ardor, heartfeltness.’ Something else must always be there. What is it?  … Continue reading

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“Two Branches of One Tree: The Fellowship of Confession and Mission” by Martin Franzmann

The following article is posted on Concordia Theology. The following op piece from one of our former professors could have been written yesterday. It was written in 1952. It seems like the either/or that we so often experience in our … Continue reading

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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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The Irrelevance of Faith — David Kinnaman

Christians face an unprecedented landscape at the intersection of faith and public life. Over 46% of our neighbors believe religion and people of faith are part of the problem in our communities, not the solution. As a growing list of … 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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Michael Frost — On Being Separate from the World

Author Michael Frost shares his view on the North American church’s use of resources and about a skewed theological framework about being “separate” from the world.

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Learning from St. Patrick

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of Center for US Missions, discusses the impact St. Patrick has, and still has, on mission methodologies in the most recent edition of “Mission Moments.” Meier writes, How will you celebrate St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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The Means of Grace: The Nourishment and Power for the Mission of Christ

In his article, “Vocation and Mission: The Role of the Laity in the Mission of Christ” in Lutheran Mission Matters, Rev. Dr. Dean Nadasdy, President of the Minnesota South District, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod writes, The mission of Jesus Christ in the … Continue reading

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