The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent to Proclaim the Good News, Part 2

Part 8 of series: The Mission of God and the Missional Church In my last post in this series, I began to explain how Jesus has sent his followers into the world to proclaim the good news. This is one main reason he has filled us with his Holy Spirit. Traditionally, Christians describe this task [Read More...]

The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent to Proclaim the Good News, Part 1

Like Jesus, we have been sent to proclaim the good news. In addition to telling his disciples to wait for the Spirit to empower them, Jesus explained what the Spirit’s power would accomplish: When the Holy Spirit has come upon you, you will receive power and will tell people about me everywhere — in Jerusalem, [Read More...]

The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent in the Power of the Spirit

In my last post I showed that Jesus sent his followers into the world to replicate his own mission of making disciples. We who follow Jesus are to make more followers of Jesus. It’s easy to accept our charge to do the ministry of Jesus without really thinking about what we’re doing. “OK,” we might [Read More...]

The Mission of God and the Missional Church: Sent By Jesus to Continue His Mission

In my last two posts I summarized the mission of Jesus. In a nutshell: 1. Jesus was sent by God in the power of the Holy Spirit. 2. Jesus was sent to proclaim the good news. 3. Jesus was sent to enact the good news. 4. Jesus was sent to form a community of the [Read More...]


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