The Church on Mission: A Biblical Vision For Transformation Among All People
:In this scripturally rich exploration, senior missiologist Craig Ott unpacks the mission statement of the church: to glorify God by multiplying transformational churches among all people . This concise yet robust biblical-theological treatment focuses on God's glory, a strong ecclesiology,...
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:In this scripturally rich exploration, senior missiologist Craig Ott unpacks the mission statement of the church: to glorify God by multiplying transformational churches among all people. This concise yet robust biblical-theological treatment focuses on God's glory, a strong ecclesiology, the importance of Scripture, and practical implications for congregational and mission practice. Ideal for launching discussion and reflection, the book helps readers refocus their vision and reignite their commitment to fulfilling God's purposes for their church or mission.
Craig L. Ott (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of mission and intercultural studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He occupies the EFCA International Mission (EFCA-IM) Chair, which was established to better link the mission agency and seminary, integrating mission theory and practice.
After twenty-one years of missionary experience with the EFCA-IM in Germany as a church planter, consultant, and theological educator, he joined the Trinity faculty in 2002.
He is co-editor with Harold A. Netland of Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity (Baker Academic, 2006) and is author of Das Trainingsprogramm fr Mitarbeiter (Brunnen, 1996) and most recently Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication (Bakerbooks, 2010) with Gene Wilson.
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- :<b>contents<br></b>1. Transformation To God's Glory: The Source And Goal Of Our Mission<br>2. Transformational Communities: The Church As New Creation Of The Spirit<br>3. Transformation And The Word Of God: The Power Of Biblical Truth<br>4. Transformational Influence: Salt And Light In The Community And Beyond<br>5. Transformation For All Peoples: Barrier-breaking Mission And Inclusion<br>6. Transformation Through Multiplication: Filling The Earth With The Glory Of The Lord<br>indexes