Some Thoughts About Power

A few weeks ago, I quoted from a piece by Simon Cozens in which he said: And while we love to talk about leadership in churches and in mission, we really don’t like to talk about power. Jesus’ whole life and death was a demonstration that the power of God is made perfect in weakness. … Continue reading Some Thoughts About Power

A Common Call to Mission

I've read quite a lot about Cape Town Commitment which emerged from the third Lausanne Congress this autumn, but I have seen far less ink spilled over the Common Call to Mission, which was produced at the Edinburgh 2010 Conference. If you are interested in mission history and theology, it is well worth casting an … Continue reading A Common Call to Mission

Holistic Mission and Cape Town 2010

Vinoth Ramachandra has just posted an excellent article on holistic mission, which also points out some issues with the Lausanne 3 Congress in Cape Town. The Church as the disciple-community of Jesus is called in the Great Commission to obey and teach others “to obey everything that I have taught you”. This is pretty comprehensive! … Continue reading Holistic Mission and Cape Town 2010