Category: the nature of mission

Contemporary Global Theologies and our Mission in the UK Paper

Introduction In this article I am not going to focus on my background in the mission of the church in India, but instead will answer the question: How might contemporary global theology inform local mission in the UK? There are two clarifications to be made first. One, rather than write about a particular theology that […]

Mission in the Pakistani Context Paper

Introduction In this article, I would like to raise some pertinent questions regarding mission, and offer some views and modest comments about mission from a Pakistani perspective. The overarching title of the series, Rethinking Mission: Global Perspectives on Contextual Mission, is striking and calls for serious reflection on questions such as: Why is there a […]

Theological Foundation of Mission: South African Women’s Perspective Paper

Delivered to the USPG Mission Conference, Southwark Cathedral, London, UK, on Saturday, 18 March 2017 Introduction The church in South Africa, particularly through the contribution of women, has been fulfilling God’s mission in line with contemporary theologies of mission. In my context, when you ask certain people about what the words mission and missionary mean, […]

Mission at the Cross Roads Paper

In this sign, conquer The Emperor Constantine ruled the Roman Empire from 306 to 337AD. Tradition has it that his mother, Saint Helena, on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem discovered the actual cross on which Jesus died, and this is commemorated every year on Holy Cross Day. Constantine’s own faith is unclear, but in the year […]