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    These are held in the local parks and it gives excellent opportunities for a new church plant to get to know the people in the neighborhood as well as reach out to build relationships that will result in evangelizing the community. The topic of missional living has also given Pastor Wesley Vance and myself plenty of opportunities to dream the dream and strategize about what would work best. I have appreciated all the time spent in this class and the ability to get to know how these concepts will

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    Missional Action Plan

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    that include the word “missional.” Just in the last two years there have been atleast ten books written, 1) Seven Levers : Missional Strategies for Conferences by Robert Schnase, 2) Sentness : Six Postures of Missional Christians by Kim Hammond, 3) Soul Whisperer : Why the Church Must Change the Way it Views Evangelism by Gary Comer, 4) Who is the Church? : an Ecclesiology for the Twenty-First Century by Cheryl Peterson, 5) Created and Led by the Spirit : Planting Missional Congregations edited by

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    certain trends which are taking place around the world in the area of missions. The book is divided into three sections; which are the global context of missions, missional context, and strategic context. The authors describe the chapters by saying, “(t)he global context describes major trends in the world in which we minister; the missional context deals with trends internal to the body of Christ and the mission community; and the strategic context focuses on trends of a strategic or procedural nature”

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    frontiers in a serial manner the statement simply means there is no fixed centre for faith. The above assertion authenticates the significant role of migration in the shaping of world Christianity as each new point in the Christian circumference means a new potential Christian centre. According to Hanciles he says, “Christianity is a migratory religion” This is talking about the exodus of the people, through any means i.e. economics migration, political migration, educational migration or social migration

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    missionary wars against pagans and the mechanism of mission became the empire conquering under pope’s blessing. Those conquered by Rome were simultaneously conquered by heaven and were therefore baptized, often against their will. The medieval missional paradigm, once fully ripened, provided the theological justification for the First Crusade to break forth in 1096. And when the Crusades had failed the spirit of this paradigm was reincarnated as Colonialism. “The roots of the later conquistadores

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    America? Today, religion is the first-most protected paradigm among culture groups in the world, but what does that mean for the everyday average person? It should be asked where is religious movement going in the future? Is it increasing due to missional work of various religious groups and the passing down of one’s beliefs to aid religious movement. Is religion in America staying about the same, without steady increase or decrease. Or is religion slowly decreasing due to the increase of humanist

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    A CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW IN A POSTMODERN CULTURE

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    I would like to explore one of the questions posed to us by Professor which is “How can we make the positive aspects of postmodernism work in our favor?” Or even more specifically, the positive and neutral elements of postmodernism, work in the favor of the Christian worldview and thought. We will start by first exploring the basic tenants of postmodernism and a brief history of where it has been and where it is currently, revealing multiple advantages for the Christian worldview in the engagement

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    church per se, seems to overshadow other important factors such as the pastor’s role and how him/her can lead the local church in God’s missional task. There is scarce literature dedicated to this particular topic; hence this paper seeks to be a contribution as it underscores the role of the pastor as an agent of mission, specifically among Latino American Christianity. The first section of the paper will describe what is theology of acompañamiento. Then, the paper will present a scant biblical overview

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    The Kingdom of God and Missions

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    middle of paper ... ...heir own problems. Therefore I think that integrating this kingdom view into our churches helps creates a new community that reaches out to others who are in need which in return helps fight the apathy that can be found in Christianity in America. Works Cited Beach, Mark The Kingdom of God: A Brief exposition and its meanings, Mid-America Journal of Theology:23 2012, p 53-76 Shane Claiborne, Scott Bessenecker, Jonathon Hargrove, Living Mission: The vision and Voices of New

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    would be the only hope for vindication of the martyrs and the witness they bore. (Yong, 34). Christian worship in the first century was very different from the experience than most Christian experience today. However, throughout the history of Christianity there has been reports of charismata and other phenomena. The Holy Spirit in Biblical Context and historical content “Hermeneutics, or in a more general sense, interpretation, refers to an exploration of how we read,

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