A missional understanding of the church, its ministry, especially with regards to its Christ centric liturgical reorientation

BA Muller

Abstract


This article shows the necessary shift in missional thinking from the functional approach in most congregational studies to create purpose and consumer driven congregations to a foundational approach based on the church being an agent of the missio dei. This switch in rethinking the essential, basic missional identity of the church necessitates a rethinking of

Keywords


Liturgical reorientation; Missional congregations; Missional ecclesiology; Missional Ministry; Missional Theology;

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17570/ngtt.2008.v49n1.a05

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