Jon is an accomplished storyteller, and he is adroit at narrating accounts of ways that a simple act of hospitality in an out-of-the-way location "here" has had missional
reverberations "there" in far corners of the world.
Church on the Other Side provides preparation, equipping, and nurture for potential and active church planters and missional
practitioners as a project of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference.
51) However, one thing seems clear enough--the entire psychology-Christianity dialogue is missing this crucial missional
The union did not produce a new church that was missional
in its focus.
Some of the waning of missional
fire is inevitable for the people who learn to live and work in complex systems in which one cannot lead with one's enthusiasm about faith without being seen as intolerant.
Given that relationships are foundational for mission and outreach, especially among young people, then what is the meaning of friendship as missional
Second, in conjunction with a 2012-13 Lay School of Ministry course titled, "The Book of Faith Meets the Missional
Church," Graeme Fehr recorded a series of seven podcasts that explore how the church can be missional
and do so out of a deep understanding of our biblical heritage.
Armstrong suggests simple, immediate ways Christians can foster unity, including prayerful self-dedication to work for a unity that befits the mission of the church sent forth by a missional
Trinity's reaching out to the world.
Such a vision will be dependent upon God's apocalyptic interruption of history in the person of Jesus Christ, engendering a thoroughly missional
definition of the church's ongoing historical work.
It is a community that has its own characteristics, concerns, and points of convergence which challenge the missional
identity of the church as well as demand a new missional
Further fieldwork and research has led him to write here about the essential or definitional characteristics of a covenantal understanding of ethnicity, whether ethnicity is a created and therefore stable phenomenon or an incidental one, whether the Hebrew ethnic group have an active rather than passive centrifugal missional
responsibility to other peoples of the earth, and how this biblical covenantal understanding can be applied to ecclesial and socio-political structures.
Despite the growing trend of churches for hands-on missions involvement both at home and abroad, the overall missional
consciousness of Baptist churches seems to be dimming.