Author conversations | What’s God’s Mission in the World & How Do We Join It? | Juan Francisco Martínez and Jamie Pitts

Co-authors Juan Francisco Martínez, PhD, and Jamie Pitts, PhD, AMBS Associate Professor of Anabaptist Studies, joined the AMBS Library and Bookstore team for a conversation about their new book, What is God’s Mission in the World and How Can We Join It? (Herald Press, 2021).

What does God’s mission look like? Who is supposed to carry it out-and how? Juan F. Martínez and Jamie Pitts lead us on an inquiry into God’s mission in the world: what it is, what it is not, and who is invited to be part of it. If Jesus is truly God’s mission incarnate, we need to look at what Jesus did and how he did it. Martínez and Pitts help readers understand what mission means, why Christians in the past have made missteps, and how we can learn from Christian communities that are spreading the good news of Jesus today. Doing mission in the way of Jesus may look different from what many assume,

Their book is available now through the AMBS Bookstore (or through many other outlets): https://ambs.populiweb.com/router/bookstore/items/196261/show

This conversation took place on Zoom on Monday, June 21, 2021.