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International fresh expressions conference Some theological foundations
Toward a theological rationale The priority of mission Mission in community The nature of church Novelty & tradition Culture-specific church
The priority of mission Mission as a 2 nd step for God? Mission as an attribute of God? Mission as an eternal decision of God Mission should be a 1 st step for the church
Mission in community Mission of local church is individualistic God does mission in community Fxs strengthen this community dimension These communities are church
What is church? Church as practices? Church as community? Church as 4 overlapping sets of relationships UP IN OUT OF No room for practices?
Novelty & tradition Emerge within a culture & stay in it Take communities of disciples into life Involve suffering Express Jesus lordship over all life Anticipate God being all in all
Homogeneous unit principle – 4 views Go for it - McGavran A reluctant mission necessity - Newbigin Its not church – Davison/Milbank Culture specific and connected
Reflects the New Testament Reflects how election works Reflects creation Reflects kingdom
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