This article focuses on three matters pertaining to the conversation of missional churches.
Firstly, it looks at the impact of missional awareness in South Africa and Africa. Here the article
explores what is meant by missional congregations in the South African context. Secondly it
looks at the ecumenical understanding and development of the missional church and how this
has started to shape ecumenical organisations and, thirdly it concludes with some suggestions
of how missional congregations and denominations can be developed. In this final section the
article offers some strategic principles for developing missional churches.
Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus)(Unisa Press, 2010-11)
This article explores insights into the emerging missional ecclesiology of twelve congregations collaborating in the South African Partnership for Missional Churches (SAPMC). A brief description of the vision, the understanding ...
Jordaan, Gabriel Jacobus(Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, 2013-09)
In this article the story of the pioneer missionary in Sekhukhuneland, Rev Abraham
Rousseau is told. He was a missionary of the Dutch Reformed Church in Sekhukhuneland
from 1926 to 1940. This story deals with the preparation ...
Smither, Edward L.(University of Pretoria, 2011-06-15)
The aim of this work is to tell part of the story of the Brazilian evangelical missions movement by focusing on the work and Brazilian evangelical transcultural workers serving in mission in the context of the Arab-Muslim ...