Tuesday, May 03, 2011

On Mission

It is clear that John's definition of mission is not that mission is "everything the church is sent into the world to do," as Stott famously wrote...but Spirit-led, evangelistic outreach that preaches forgiveness of sins on account of Jesus' vicarious cross-death.

Andreas Kostenberger, A Theology of John's Gospel and Letters (515, fn. 32, emphasis added)

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