Corruption and the Church by Martin Allaby
Corruption is one of the greatest threats to people living and thriving with all their needs met, and yet the Church is often absent in the struggle against it. We choose charity over fighting corruption, says Martin Allaby. Could it be that fighting corruption is one of the greatest tools in our struggle against poverty?
Living in God’s Story by Mark Galpin
Looking at the overarching story of the Bible, Mark Galpin demonstrates the inter-connectedness of the whole of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation and the holistic and integral nature of the mission of God. Understanding this story enables us to interpret individual passages in the light of the whole Biblical narrative, and is key to deepening our engagement with God’s Word and God’s World.
Rethinking Church by Johannes Reimer with Chris Wright
Over the years of Micah Global facilitating integral mission conversations and dialogues around God’s mission, a question keeps arising – “What do we mean by church?” Perhaps instead of asking the question “What is church?” we needed to radically rethink church by exploring God’s Word together and drawing out key attributes that we could all agree on. For grassroots transformation to take place we need grassroots agents of change – who better that God’s people called out to take responsibility for God’s world?
Rethinking Shame and Honour by Arley Loewen
In many cultures, preserving personal and family honour, and avoiding shame, are key social goals. But how should we receive or give honour when we become new people in Christ? How can we reconcile Kingdom living with these cultural traditions? This challenging study invites us to look afresh at the principles of shame and honour, and their application in our societies, in light of the new life in Christ.
Integral Mission: Biblical Foundations by Melba Maggay
The idea of integral mission has risen from its Latin American origins to become a guiding star in the worldwide Body of Christ. But many are unsure of its biblical and theological foundations. In this series of four studies, Melba Maggay explores from a Filipino context the implications of classic Scripture passages for integral mission, and in particular their call to engage deeply in society and culture.
Five Marks of Mission: making God’s Mission ours by Chris Wright
Using the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission as his framework, Chris Wright sets out the whole concern of God for the redemption and healing of the whole person. God’s mission is seen to go far beyond the traditional concerns of evangelism and church planting. It includes engagement in society in acts of compassion and struggles for justice, and a commitment to the care and renewal of God’s creation.