A Heart For Mission
Meet five Protestants who had a mind for mission long before the Protestant world generally became aware of the need. Their influence ultimately led to the missionary explosion that began at the end of the 18th century and continues today....
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Meet five Protestants who had a mind for mission long before the Protestant world generally became aware of the need. Their influence ultimately led to the missionary explosion that began at the end of the 18th century and continues today.
In over thirty engagingly written and illustrated pieces Peter Jeffery applies the good news of the Christian faith and teaching in a way you and others will love reading about it. These tracts are supplied on three formats PDFs US letter size for folding and UK A4 size for folding and as HTML text so you can load them on your website. Purchase of this CD licenses you or your church or your Christian organization to print and distribute as many of these tracts as you wish and to publish and circulate them electronically by email or on the world wide web.
Many commentators agree that the Protestant missionary effort really got under way in the late 18th century with the formation of the Baptist Missionary Society. Bearing in mind that the Reformation began in the early 16th Century the obvious question that arises is 'Why did it take Protestants nearly three centuries to act on Jesus' Great Commission mandate?' This book goes some of the way to explaining why. We are introduced to five Protestant, Christian thinkers who had a mind for mission, long before the Protestant world as a whole became aware of the need. From the celebrated Jonathan Edwards to the comparatively unknown Jan Amos Comenius, we see how these five men were ahead of their time. They influenced thinking about mission and their comments ultimately led to the missionary explosion which began at the end of the 18th century and which carries on to the present-day. Book jacket.
Davies has been thinking about mission for over forty years. He has lectured at All Nations Christian College since 1964 and has been a visiting lecturer at several seminaries in Eastern Europe and elsewhere. He also spent four years in the early nineties as an Adjunct Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary.