Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Are We Slow?

"Why are we so quick to say that pastors 'preach the gospel and administer the sacraments' but so slow to say that pastors 'carry out the great commission' when the two are exactly the same?"

The question asked by Pastor Klemet Preus, in his essay "Pietism In Missouri's Mission: From Mission Affirmations to Ablaze!," which he presented at the 2005 Congress on the Lutheran Confessions. Available in Mission Accomplished? Challenges to and Opportunities for Lutheran Missions in the 21st Century.

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