Welcome to the discussion!
As the articles below indicate, for a number of years I have being trying to understand the changing concept and practice of mission.
My search has moved progressively from ‘Is there still a need for mission?’ to ‘What should the new focus for mission be?’ and finally to ‘Where can we find examples for this new direction?’
Some progress has been made but the effort to get this far has brought up a wider question. Why are so few people doing the practical reflection and research that is necessary to bring mission out of its present decline?
Theologians produce books on the academic aspects of mission but those actively engaged in cross-cultural mission are not writing about the real-life is
I’m sure there are many answers to this complex question but by naming them, one by one, we may get a better idea of where the problem lies and what can de done about it.
Have you any ideas to share on this topic?