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Christian Mission in the Modern World

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Overview

Some emphasize Christian mission as verbal proclamation and "saving souls." Others focus on global justice issues or relief and development work. Can we do both? In this classic book, John Stott shows that Christian mission must encompass both evangelism and social action. He offers careful definitions of five key terms--mission, evangelism, dialogue, salvation and conversion. Through a thorough biblical exploration of these concepts, Stott provides a model for ministry to people's spiritual and physical needs alike. Ultimately, Stott points to the example of Jesus, who modeled both the Great Commission of proclamation and the Great Commandment of love and service. This balanced, holistic approach to mission points the way forward for the work of the church in the world.

Details

  • SKU: 9780830834112
  • SKU10: 0830834117
  • Title: Christian Mission in the Modern World
  • Series: IVP Classics
  • Qty Remaining Online: 27
  • Publisher: IVP Books
  • Date Published: Dec 2008
  • Pages: 191
  • Weight lbs: 0.35
  • Dimensions: 6.90" L x 4.30" W x 0.40" H
  • Features: Table of Contents
  • Category: MISSIONS
  • Subject: Christian Ministry - Missions

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