Greg and N.T. Wright at the Missio Alliance Gathering!
The Missio Alliance North American Gathering will be held April 27-29 in Alexandria, Virginia. The theme this year is Awakenings: The Mission of the Spirit as the Life of the Church. Featured speakers this year include Jorge Acevedo, Greg Boyd, Ruth Padilla Deborst, Tammy Dunahoo, Todd Hunter, Dr. Charles A. Montgomery, Jr., Cherith Nordling, Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley and N.T. Wright.
We especially want to highlight that Greg Boyd will be partnering with N.T. Wright for a special session entitled “Beyond Atonement: Recovering the Full Meaning of the Cross.” During this unique evening, you’ll learn from both Wright and Boyd about the Cross. You’ll also hear them engage in discussion about how their ideas align, how they differ, and why it matters for the Church. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session at the end. You won’t want to miss this!
You can visit the event website for more information or to register.
From the website:
The Holy Spirit.
Promised by Jesus in the Gospel accounts, progressively demonstrated throughout the book of Acts, and at the very core of Paul’s own message and ministry, the Holy Spirit is the presence and power of God at work among us unto the redemption, reconciliation, and recreation of all things. As those joined to Christ by the Holy Spirit, the Church lives as the community of the Holy Spirit and thus the means through which God is furthering his mission in the world through the Holy Spirit.
Unfortunately, over the last hundred years in Western Protestantism, the work and ministry of the Holy Spirit has either been relegated to obscurity or confined to a handful of streams of the Church. The result is that much of the Church operates without a practical theology of the Holy Spirit for the whole of life.
However, in this new era of mission after Christendom, we observe that many are experiencing different kinds of “awakenings,” which call our attention back to the person and ministry of the Holy Spirit of God among us. It’s not surprising that the predominant interaction of the early church with the Spirit was for mission. Ours should be the same.
Join us, at Missio Alliance’s Third North American Gathering, as for a fresh engagement with the person and work of the Holy Spirit and explore how such an engagement might advance the mission of God among our congregations, through our ministries, and in our own lives.
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