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Verbum et Ecclesia

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Verbum Eccles. (Online) vol.33 n.1 Pretoria  2012

http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ve.v33i1.694 

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

 

The Church mission relative to socio-political issues in Francophone Africa

 

 

Kalemba Mwambazambi

Department of Practical Theology and Missiology, PRACTEMUS, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Correspondence

 

 


ABSTRACT

The Church mission relative to socio-political issues in Francophone Africa requires a paradigm shift in both practice and teaching. To revitalise the Christian mission and pave the way for the positive transformation of Francophone Africa, a method review and mission strategy is relevant. The Church's mission is to create disciples, to evangelise people, bring them to a deeper faith, promote truth, justice, peace, reconciliation, reconstruction, development and defend the poor and oppressed. Thus, people should always be central to the Church's commitment regarding evangelism and social advancement. This article has provided a missiological overview of the Christian mission to gain a better understanding of the role of the Church in Francophone Africa today.


 

 

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