|The ‘Whole’ in Our Gospel|
Has "holistic mission" won the missiological battle? Its champions say so, but their boast might be premature.
In recent years, the ideal of “holistic mission” has dominated thinking about the church’s call to make disciples of all nations. Broadly speaking, a “holistic” approach weaves together two essential threads of mission: sharing the gospel of eternal life through faith in Christ and meeting people’s earthly needs, which often involves challenging political and economic forces that breed injustice and poverty.
Influenced by liberation theology, the work of the Lausanne ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The ‘Whole’ in Our Gospel