Books I Have Read: The Symphony of Mission

“Figuratively speaking, when we first encounter the God of the Bible, we see him in work boots and overalls, not a Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops.” This is a book which deserves to be very widely read.

Mission is a Group Performance

God does not carry out mission by commissioning a roster of individual contractors

The Great Commission is All About the Church

Though Jesus was actually sending a community into the world, his words in the Great Commission often have been used as the rationale by which churches send individuals into cross-cultural settings.

Churches and Mission Agencies

The role of mission societies should be to come alongside the congregations with their expertise and administrative structures to equip the church for its missionary task

Six Signposts to the Mission of God

A link to an excellent talk by Mike Goheen giving an overview of the big picture of the Bible.

Introducing Christian Mission Today: Introduction

Seven world trends, four definitions of mission and eight issues of concern in missiology: the Introcution to Mike Goheen’s book