What was the practice of the Reformers with regard to the mission of the church in the world? Is it true that Martin Luther and John Calvin had no concern for the mission of the church? Gustav Warneck speaks of a "strange silence" of the Reformers in this regard. It is the view of Chaney that Luther was not blind to the missionary call of the church. Read the article for more.
This article is a very broad overview of the history of Christian mission work up to the 16th century.
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.
Samuel Zwemer is an encouraging example that God’s word has the power to change lives. Zwemer devoted his life to reaching out to Muslims and facing the challenges of Islam. The church today can learn from his work, and can reach out to muslims by sending missionaries and providing Christian literature.