Changing face of mission

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Changing face of mission

  1. 1. The Changing Face of Missions Global Response of the Church
  2. 2. Global Food Crisis“I looked, and behold, a black horse; and hewho sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.And I heard something like a voice in the centerof the four living creatures saying,“A quart of wheat for a denarius, and threequarts of barley for a denarius; and do notdamage the oil and the wine.” Rev.6:6-7
  3. 3. Rising Food Prices 2011 2008
  4. 4. Protests in Tunisia
  5. 5. Global Financial Crisis
  6. 6. Global Financial Crisis‘Woe to him who increases what is not his—For how long—And makes himself rich with loans?’“Will not your creditors rise up suddenly,And those who collect from you awaken?Indeed, you will become plunder for them.“Because you have looted many nations,All the remainder of the peoples will loot you
  7. 7. No bailout for the poor
  8. 8. Cooklng oil distribution during Sudan crisis
  9. 9. Food lines in Ethiopia - 2010
  10. 10. Global Political Crisis
  11. 11. What is the future of Christian mission in response to the brokenness of this world?
  12. 12. Where to go
  13. 13. Jesus’ Mission• The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners; To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD. – Luke 4:18; Isaiah 61:1-2
  14. 14. CompassionSo they ate and were well filled, and their desire He gave to them – Psalm 78:29
  15. 15. Woe to those who enact evil statutesAnd to those who constantly record unjust decisions,So as to deprive the needy of justiceAnd rob the poor of My people of their rights,So that widows may be their spoilAnd that they may plunder the orphans. - Isaiah 10:1-2Open your mouth, judge righteously and defend therights of the afflicted and needy. – Proverbs 31:9
  16. 16. Thank You

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