PRAC Spring Edition

The Spring Edition PRAC magazine is out, and in case you don’t have a copy you can read it online here or download it here (along with back copies).  In this edition there is an eclectic mix of articles about how effective mission is done in our twenty-first century. There’s a challenge about bringing together the presentation of the gospel in both “word” and “deed,” which somehow have tended to drift to polar opposites – when God intended them to work together. (more…)

Word or deed: How should faith be shown?

“Lord, I can’t really love these people unless you love them through me.” …

I was surprised to discover an uneasy theological tension between the gospel in “word” and the gospel in “deed.” By some kind of osmosis I grew up understanding that each lent eloquence to the other and that both were indispensable.

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