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theology of the church and its mission a Pentecostal perspective by Melvin L. Hodges

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Published by Gospel Pub. House in Springfield, Mo .
Written in English


  • Church.,
  • Mission of the church.,
  • Missions.

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Edition Notes

StatementMelvin L. Hodges.
LC ClassificationsBV600.2 .H566
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4889438M
ISBN 100882436058, 0882436074
LC Control Number76020892

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A theology of the church and its mission: A Pentecostal perspective [Hodges, Melvin L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A theology of the church and its mission: A Pentecostal perspectiveAuthor: Melvin L Hodges. He continues, “This book is particularly concerned with the role of the church in God’s redemptive mission to the world. It focuses on the church as an agent of the Holy Spirit, the great executor of God’s mission [The book] asks about the church’s specific role as a missionary agent in the light of her historical dynamics.5/5(2). MISSION THEOLOGY. Mission theology is "that part of missiology that links systematic theology (dogmatics, ethics, ascetics) with practical theology (canon law, catechetics, liturgics, homiletics, pastoral care, service and apologetics).It outlines and interprets mission systematically and practically from the perspective of God's mission, Christ's mission, the mission of the Holy . Two facts have been seared into my mind as I have been praying through this book. They will lead into the theology for missions that I will try to develop this morning. 1. One fact is the tremendous unfinished task before the church of Christ.

Rather, theology exists for the sake of the church and its mission. It exists to assist ordinary believers read and enact Scripture in authentic ways, together, and in their own locale, as a local body of faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. C. van Engen, “What is theology of mission” 47 the cries, see the faces, understand the stories, and respond to the living needs and hopes of the persons who are an integral part of that context. A part of this contextual analysis today includes the history of the way the church in itsCited by: 3. “A Theology and Ecclesiology for Mission”, page 2 to wrestling with the nature of the mission of the Church, the missio ecclesiae.3 Mission was seen less as something done by voluntary associations of Christians, often as a side interest of the churches, and more as the central calling of the Church. Such theological shifts ledFile Size: 59KB. John Savage, “The Theology of the Christian Mission: A Review Article,” Vox Evangelica 2 (): Eschatology cannot be overlooked as an integral part of the theology of the Christian mission. Some have thought that it has nothing to do with Christian action in the present day and that it has a paralysing effect upon missions. Prof.

Payne also sounds a much-needed caution against models of church planting that simply copy other “successful” church models (p. ). This book is well-written and accomplishes its stated intent of providing a “biblical-theological framework for understanding the church’s mission to . II. The Mission of the Church The theological and liturgical recovery of the importance of baptism and eucharist, described above as a major accomplishment of twentieth century Christianity, has found expression in a mission-centered theology of ministry. This theology emphasizes the body of all baptized people working together in a reconciling andFile Size: 67KB. “Biblical theology is a frequently ignored subject, despite being indispensable to understanding the entire Bible. The authors of this excellent book realize the importance of this topic for comprehending the storyline of redemptive history. If you are looking for a resource that explains and applies biblical theology well, this is your book. The church in North America today lives in a post-Christian society. Lee Beach helps the people of God today to develop a hopeful and prophetic imagination, a theology responsive to its context, and an exilic identity marked by faithfulness to God's mission in the world.