Book Review

The latest challenge

I have just started my way through What Is the Mission of the Church by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert and right off the bat they are challenging some assumptions and pushing me toward a focus on disciple making – through the proclaimed word. Keys for me from the first chapter are that we should invest more energy following New Testament examples of “mission” and that being sent is all about teaching and sharing the gospel.

Of course – the DeYoung flavor of too many words per chapter is in full effect, which I thought Gilbert would tame, but it is all profitable info and worth it. Let’s see if I like the second chapter as much…

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