Who is this product for?
“The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.” Luke 10:2 (ESV®) Whether you go on mission trips or support them through prayer or funds, this book offers a great understanding of your involvement in the mission field. Through this reader-friendly edition, discover the basic theology that underlies mission and connects you to this vital activity of proclaiming the Gospel.
What does this provide for you?
• A straightforward, conversational overview of mission.
• Thoughtful questions offer the opportunity for group discussion as you plan or pray for a mission trip.
• A theological understanding of mission, without the seminary degree.
What is it?
The mission field is all around you—down the street and across the world. We are called to go and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19 ESV®) and to not be ashamed of the Gospel (Romans 1:16 ESV®), so how do you live that out?
Mission from the Cross is a valuable resource as it helps you understand how God blesses His children through your service in His kingdom. This resource explores the Lutheran theology of mission through a contemporary lens and focuses on how it is accomplished through God’s grace.
Mission from the Cross also dives into crucial topics such as culture, communication styles, language, and strategy. Read Mission from the Cross before venturing on your next mission experience or as a curriculum resource in Lutheran theology.
If The Spirituality of the Cross by Dr. Veith has enriched your faith, Mission from the Cross: Lay Reader's Edition by Dr. Schulz will do the same.
This book will provide a contemporary look at mission, including crucial topics such as cultural anthropology, communication styles and linguistics, strategic and ecumenical issues, and much more related to what mission is and how mission is accomplished. The lay reader edition is more user-friendly and readable than its academic counterpart.
Author Klaus Detlev Schulz, chairman of the Department of Pastoral Ministry and Missions at Concordia Theological Seminary, gathers into one place the history, terminology, guiding principles, goals, key topics, ethics, and so much more related to mission. He interacts with key players in the modern mission scene and offers a readable analysis of past efforts and current initiatives in the Christian community. He encourages readers to realize that mission is not simply going to a foreign country but occurs in numerous ways in our immediate daily situations.