Mission of the Church

Mission Issues For CMS

December 2009   Response to Questions from CMS Australia  Suggested Questions:   1.       Where do you see Mission going in 21st century? Among thinking Evangelicals emphasising mission there is a move away from emphasising proclamation evangelism and a trend towards defining mission in terms of what used to be known as “presence.” Many who talk of …

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Dialogue In The Bible

Written for the Nine Marks Website in 2007   DIALOGUE IN THE BIBLE Ajith Fernando       The Bible uses dialegomai to describe the proclamation of the first evangelists. This suggests that there was an opportunity for feedback to the proclamation. However, this understanding of dialegomai in the Bible is different to the …

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Strategic Giving

June 2001   STRATEGIC GIVING   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS FOR MISSION FRONTIERS   by Ajith Fernando, Youth for Christ/Sri Lanka   1. What would be some key elements that you would include in a criteria for strategic giving?   Let me first say that I am a little cautious about this word “strategic.” Indeed …

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