Missionary John York is persuaded that God's desire to redeem and bless every nation on earth is the theme of the Bible; that it is, in fact, God's mission.
In Missions in the Age of the Spirit, Dr. John York takes us through the missio dei and three key areas: In Scripture--from the Pentateuch through Revelation; in the early church and throughout the centuries; and in the missions tasks and responsibilities of today and the future. In the final section, York guides believers into a fresh understanding of the definition, demands, and devotion today's missions efforts requires--and how close we are to fulfilling God's mission.
Follows the development of missions throughout Scripture from the Early Church through to the modern church. Includes two appendixes, selected bibliography, Scriputure index, and subject index.
Dr. John V. York is the director of the Africa Theological Training Service and is area director-at-large fro Africa fro the Assemblies of God Division of Foreign Missions. He has spent twenty-six years ministering in Africa, including serving as the principal of the Eastern and the Northern Nigeria Bible colleges. he aslo was the founding director of the Nigerian Advanced School of Theology. York earned a B.A. in Religion from Southern California College, an M.A. in Missiology from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Missiology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife, Joy, reside in Springfield, Missouri.
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