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Bosch’s Spirituality of the Road (p. 2)

Bosch’s Spirituality of the Road (p. 2)

In 2 Corinthians 5:20, Paul identifies believers as “ambassadors for Christ.” As ambassadors, believers are ministers of reconciliation, God making his appeal through the believer. Since this is the case, the ambassador’s character is of the upmost importance. Bosch writes, “The ambassador is more than just an instrument that carries the messages to and from his government. He is not the same as the diplomatic mailbag. He is a personal representative of his government, the very embodiment of the one…

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Bosch’s Spirituality of the Road (p. 1)

Bosch’s Spirituality of the Road (p. 1)

In a mere ninety pages, the great missionary-theologian, David J. Bosch (1929-1992) was able to deliver one of the most powerful commentaries on Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth, calling it, “…the best case study in missionary spirituality that has ever been published” (12)[1]. This book flowed from the sessions in the Mennonite Missionary Study Fellowship in the Spring of 1978, but is just as relevant, if not more, almost forty-years later. It was written to address the…

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