Below is my statement of what I see as the mission of God that the people of God are invited to join. Love to hear some of you thoughts!
Theology of Mission Statement:
Humanity is called to partner with the Creator as a subversive kingdom community, to bring shalom to the whole cosmos which is currently “subjected to frustration.” Jesus’ resurrection inaugurated the “gathering up of all things” through which a “new humanity” is being formed to holistically transform the broken places and people of the earth, compelled by his relationally selfless love. By the Spirit we are to “groan” with the pain of the world drawn towards a glorious future when all poverty, sickness, violence, and death will cease; and thus the church exists as an active signpost of hope in anticipation of God’s full expression of justice: “a new heaven and a new earth.”