EU Windows on the World 2019-9-6 Don Golden
Don Golden, missiologist and executive director of Red Letter Christians on: "Economic Dimensions in Christian Mission: Empowering Sustainable Justice" Drawing from his 30 years mission experience with World Relief, World Vision and Red Letter Christians, Don will shed light on the changing demands of Christian mission. Starting with the Biblical use of the Greek work oikos (household) from which the word "economy" is derived, Don will highlight the New Testament emphasis on the physical space where faith works out in practice for the wellbeing of all. From this Biblical grounding, Don will speak about the relationship between mission and economics and the critical demand for economic justice in the mission of the church. The punch line: if the gospel is not real and actual 'good news' for poor and marginalized people, it is not faithful to Jesus.