The History of Mercy Ministry and Gospel Proclamation: Successes and Failures

Andy Davis | CROSS 2013

Throughout history, God has called the church of Jesus Christ to passionate involvement in proclamation of the gospel and alleviating human suffering through mercy ministry. Unfortunately, the church has not always maintained a healthy relationship between these two vital aspects of mission. Both Scripture and church history give us rich lessons on how best to be faithful in freeing people from both eternal and temporal suffering.