Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Missional Spirituality' - On Joining What God Intended to Keep Together

Many evangelicals pit missions against spiritual formation, but both are important for Christian faithfulness. A recent book, Spirituality for the Sent: Casting a New Vision for the Missional Church (IVP, 2016), seeks to bring those two movements “together into a single conversation for the sake of ongoing evangelical faithfulness”—the case is made for “missional spirituality.”

I corresponded with co-editor Keith Whitfield—assistant professor of theology and vice president for academic administration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary—about what “missional spirituality” means, what this vision can look like in our churches, and the role of evangelism and church planting in this task. Read More

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