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Mission and evangelism

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Beyond Easter, and how we might put an Adam typology to good use
The two meanings of Easter and what they tell us about the mission of the church today
Fishers of people, labourers for the harvest, and the mission of Jesus’ disciples
Fishers of people and the judgment of Gehenna
Ten things the church can learn about missions from a narrative-historical perspective
The marginalised servant of the Lord: existence, function, and dysfunction
More on missional theology: was Jesus a liberation theologian?
John R. Franke’s missional theology: understanding church, image, and kingdom
The two modes of “mission” (for want of a better word) in the Bible
What Jesus has to teach us about our response to the climate crisis
Societal collapse, deep adaptation, and an agenda for mission
What is the chief end of man? Why the Westminster Catechism gets it wrong
The feeding of the five thousand sheep without a shepherd
Mission and evangelism in the secular West
Christendom, exile, and the kingdom of God
The scandalous particularity of Jesus
How do we measure the effectiveness of the missional church? Part 2
How do we measure the effectiveness of the missional church? Part 1
The shortfall in Christ’s sufferings: mystical union, messianic woes, the hardships of evangelism, or none of the above?
Woke Church, heaven, and a slight problem with the great multi-ethnic multitude
Getting the mission of the church “right”: the whole point of justification
Missional reflections on Olivier Roy’s Is Europe Christian?
Some notes on race and unity in narrative-historical perspective
This is the best theological reflection on the coronavirus pandemic that I have read so far
No, coronavirus is not the apocalypse; it could be worse than that
The ancient narrative in which we are surprised to find ourselves
Should missionaries focus on unreached people groups?
New book out: End of Story? Same-Sex Relationships and the Narratives of Evangelical Mission
Learning from Daniel’s prayer of confession
Evangelism in the age of stupid
If the Bible is history, what are we supposed to do?
Testing times: a narrative framework for the renewal of the Western church
Why was Jesus so polite to the centurion and so rude to the Canaanite woman?
Evangelicals and the narrative-historical method: three questions
God reigns, God returns, God redeems in history
Mission and the “history of redemption”
The biblical story, part three
Does Jesus reveal to us what it means to be perfectly human?
Blessed are those who mourn in Western Europe
Did Jesus believe that Gentiles would be included in the renewed people of God?