10 Metaphors For Mission
There are many different metaphors or images to describe the Mission of God throughout the bible and Christian tradition.
Here are just ten of them which you may or may not have encountered before:1. Sending
The Latin root of the word mission (“missio”) literally means sending, originating with Jesus’ command to his disciples to “Go!”.2. Proclaiming
In Luke’s gospel, Jesus sends out the twelve…
FREE EBOOK: Following the Missionary Spirit
We’ve collected together all of our Taylor Tuesdays posts into a free e-book.
The downloadable PDF features all 12 Taylor Tuesdays reflections, each featuring:
- A quote on mission from J.V. Taylor’s Go-Between God
- Some commentary and reflections
- Questions for you to ponder which connect Taylor’s thoughts with your own mission context
The PDF is ideal to use in your own personal quiet time or as…
As we’ve recently explored the relationship between fresh expressions of church, pioneer ministry and Anglican identity, I’ve been on the look out for helpful perspectives from other denominations.
On my travels I found this video from last April, in which Andrew Roberts explores the relationship between the origins and values of Methodism and new forms of church and pioneer ministry.You can…