ANVIL: journal of theology and mission | Volume 34 issue 1

Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission.

This issue: MISSION IS…

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Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission. This issue: MISSION IS…

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Mike Pears examines the significance of place and geography in relation to mission in a world where many feel displaced, dislocated and precarious.

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Kyama Mugambi shows how mission is operating in a new paradigm that involves an explosion of church planting, social transformation and global gift exchange.

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Cathy Ross draws on African theology to explore how lament can address injustice and offer new hope.

Lament and hope

Debbie James and Thomas Fowler discuss some of the findings of CMS’s 2017 Mission Is survey and some myths that may need busting.

Mission is…good question

Paul Bradbury and Tina Hodgett have designed an incredibly helpful map that offers insight into the spectrum of pioneer ministry.

Pioneering mission is…a spectrum

Paul Ede shows how a local community have been participating in transformation with God.

Our Hammyhill

Mission among people “at the end of their tether” and the role of community connecters

Video: Ann Morisy

How to discern what God is doing, and the importance of mutuality in mission

Video: Kyama Mugambi

The director of Urban Life discusses the relationship between mission and place, and how Jesus reconfigures place in the Gospels.

Video: Mike Pears

New books on mission, theology, biblical studies and art, with authors including Fleming Rutledge and Emmanuel Katongole

Book reviews

Links to past volumes of ANVIL, stretching right back to 1984. Many of these articles are now available online.

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