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Evangelism Main Initiative

Mission UmbrellaDavid Watson (1933-1984) the British author and evangelist, once described the church in terms of a bus! The driver was up front and the passengers all faced the same way. Somebody even came and took your money! Like a passenger vehicle, the Christian community should move forward while Jesus steered. Everything that happens inside that "vehicle" is the mission of the church. The word "mission" by the way is a term that includes all the activities that are performed in the fellowship. In a healthy church, evangelism is one major element, worship is another, social activity is another. Together these and others aspects combine into "the Christian mission umbrella."

All Elements Needed

Should one element in this mission umbrella be neglected then the Body of Christ becomes unbalanced. A small ear infection can cause a full grown man to stagger and fall. In the same way, an overemphasis on one element of the Christian mission such as worship to the detriment of others can disrupt the Body's delicate balance.✞

"Christian Mission Umbrella"
by Ron Meacock © 1982-2018

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