Evangelism and Discipleship: The God Who Calls, the God Who Sends

Walter Brueggemann

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2004

Issue: Witness and Worship: The Legacy of Löhe (Vol. 24, No 2, Spring, 2004)

God’s call disrupts the lives of settled people, both in biblical times and now. God sends, then and now, to transform the present world, subject to alien powers, into the world God intends. Discipleship and evangelism are, therefore, not primarily about church membership and recruitment but about an alternative way of being in the world for the sake of the world.

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