The Mystery of God. In 2019, our Lent course delves more deeply into the mystery of God, seeking to rediscover what it is that draws us so deeply in our search for God. We will follow Jesus through the Lenten readings, allowing him to draw us, in love and wonder, into the mystery of God’s […]
Mission Theology Advisory Group
The Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) undertakes research and projects in the area of mission theology and mission practice.
It is a partnership between the Church of England's Mission and Public Affairs Division and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI). MTAG's membership reflects its ecumenical nature and brings together people from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England.
MTAG creates links with other groups and agencies involved in this field, especially in the areas of Gospel in relation to culture.
The Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) provides resources that are available to download across five themes: Spirituality, Theology, Reconciliation, Evangelism and Mission.
You can read reflections from MTAG members on the blog Moving Spirit.
The point of contact for MTAG is Dr Anne Richards
Dr Anne Richards convener of the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG), a partnership between the Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs Division and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), has received a Lambeth Award presented by Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. Anne was awarded the Alphege Award for Evangelism and Witness, for ‘a lifetime of service […]
The Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) produces resources across five themes: Spirituality, Theology, Reconciliation, Evangelism and Mission. About MTAG (Docx) A quick guide to the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) – who they are and what they do. Spirituality Advent Journey with the Magi (Docx) An Advent resource based on the story of […]
CTBI’s latest newsletter showcases the recent work of the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG), including producing 95 missional theses for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation on 31st October 2017. MTAG’s are based around the five marks of mission. Each takes the form of a positive statement: ‘We believe in a Church that..’ They will be […]
This resource from the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) is intended to stimulate thinking and reflection about what happens in the long term to those people from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Somalia, Nigeria and many others fleeing war, violence and persecution, who come to live in the UK. The future of today’s migrants and refugees raises […]
These resources from the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) are designed to help Christians learn about and think about the crimes of human trafficking and modern day slavery. While these resources contain plenty of information about trafficking to help you find out more about it, they also invite you to think about what our own […]
Spiritual Journeys is a website created by The Mission Theological Advisory Group (MTAG) aimed at everyone who wants to explore their spiritual journey or the spiritual journeys of others. It provides many kinds of materials for visitors to enjoy and explore, as well as resources for practising Christians, both clergy and lay people, so that members of Christian […]
The Dispossession Project is a set of resources to help understand more deeply the relationship between God’s mission to which we are called and our own social responsibilities to others and to the whole of creation. It is a joint project between Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, and the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG). Resources […]
What is the nature of Christian apology? Overview In the context of secular society the word ‘apology’ typically denotes an expression of regret for some action. It can imply that the one apologising is acknowledging a fault or some sort of offense against another. The word can carry connotations of putting right a fault. Is […]
Introduction ‘Mission’ seems to be on everyone’s lips these days. It’s a feel-good word, suggesting purpose, direction and transformative change. Christians talk about mission a great deal and it seems to be integral to every dynamic church agenda. But what does all this mission talk have to do with God and with what Christians actually […]