It is important to have clarity on the place of mission in the theology of the New Testament? Kostenberger first clarifies the nature of mission, New Testament theology and Scripture. He then assesses the significance of mission within the scope of the New Testaments message as a whole. A survey is presented of the New Testament theologies by Rudolf Bultmann, George Ladd,and N. T.
This article looks at adoption from the perspective of how God worked from the Old Testament in bringing in Gentiles, making them part of Israel, through the spread of the gospel. This understanding shapes how we understand the Old Testament and our personal adoption by God.
This article is about the unique and primary goal of mission work.
With the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, the gospel was to reach all nations. This article shows how cross-cultural missions began in the New Testament, and the challenges faced in this regard.
It is the contention of this article that seeds of a missiology emerged early in the nineteenth century in Germany. This was necessitated by the vitality of the religious awakening known as the Erweckung. The purpose of this article is to set forth some of the impulses that led at a later date to the systematization of mission theory.