Theology resources

A short introduction to mission 

This new guide explains Tearfund’s theology of mission. It explores how we can all participate in the mission of God.

English (PDF 161 KB)
French (PDF 156 KB)
Spanish (PDF 154 KB)
Portuguese (PDF (164 KB)

Documents on the theology of integral mission

Audio and visual resources

Related reading

  • Barker, A Slum life rising
  • Bevans, S Models of contextual theology
  • Bosch, D Transforming mission: paradigm shifts in theology of mission
  • Myers, B Walking with the poor
  • Wright, C The mission of God: unlocking the Bible's grand narrative
  • Wright, C The mission of God's people: a biblical theology of the church's mission  
  • Wright, T How God became king: getting to the heart of the gospels

More theological resources



  • A blog by Vinoth Ramachandra, who is on the senior leadership team of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)
  • Jenny from the block, a blog by Jenny Flannagan, Tearfund’s Information and Communication Coordinator
  • Live for others, a blog by Bless, a Christian charity working alongside local churches in Europe