The Symphony of Mission (Paperback)
Playing Your Part in God's Work in the World
Baker Academic, 9781540960238, 224pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2019
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This book argues that God's mission is broad and that all of us can live with missional intentionality by understanding the many facets of missions and focusing on a particular calling. Just like different instruments of a symphony harmonize together, each aspect of human participation in mission--evangelism, justice initiatives, poverty alleviation, faithful work in the marketplace, art--helps us play our part in God's work in the world. Combining expertise from a mission scholar and a working pastor, the book includes practical examples and tools to help readers imagine their part in God's mission.
About the Author
Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is director of theological education at the Missional Training Center in Tempe, Arizona; scholar-in-residence for the Surge Network of Churches-Phoenix; and professor of missional theology at Covenant Theological Seminary.Jim Mullins is pastor of vocational and theological formation at Redemption Church in Tempe, Arizona, and director of faith, work, and rest at the Surge Network of Churches-Phoenix.