What is the Missional Church?
- The basic premise of the missional church is that mission is the very essence of the church. This is a larger claim than saying that every individual member of the church is a missionary: it is a claim that the church itself is a sign, a foretaste, an instrument, and an agent of God’s kingdom reign on earth.
- The missional church attempts to construe the gospel and salvation more “holistically” or “comprehensively” than evangelicals have traditionally done, believing that the gospel is a proclamation “not merely” of individual salvation but also of reconciliation, justice, peace, healing, liberation, and love for the entire world.
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