n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Funding God's mission - towards a missiology of generosity

Volume 43, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



The issues of generosity, funding, raising funds and managing funds in God's mission are investigated. First of all, we conduct a literature survey of the themes of poverty, wealth, generosity, giving and stewardship. This provides theological and missiological perspectives that contribute to the development of the themes. Secondly, outcomes from a case study of five missiological consultations, facilitated by the Wycliffe Global Alliance on the topic of funding God's mission, resulted in information that contributed to the topic. The common experiences that emerged from the consultations provided the foundation for the Wycliffe Global Alliance's . These principles defined the groundwork for generosity such that the funding of God's mission becomes a reality of the global church. Finally, the are compared with the , observations from the World Council of Churches' and material from the Edinburgh 2010 Conference.

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