God-Nature And Mission Essay

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God created the whole universe perfectly, and all the creation has inter-relationship to one another. God has created humankind as the highest position and gave them the responsibility to take care of it. But due to the sinful activities of humankind the nature of the world are groaning today. It is a crisis that threatens the future of earth which our generation has brought upon itself in the wake of its enormous advance in science and technology. The call to ecological restoration, therefore, is fundamental to the continuation of life. The understanding of God-nature relationship in the light of ecological crisis become urgent need and calls for eco justice taking an important role in the task of mission today, because it relates to the …show more content…
However, mission is understood as saving the souls and an escape to heaven from the evil world. Thus, the ecological crisis, however, calls for an interpretation of the two concepts in a broad way with serious concerns of ecological crisis and eco-justice taking an important role in the task of mission today. For this purpose the two major concepts that have under girded mainly God-Nature and Mission are studied in detail. These two concepts are interpreted in the frame work of ecological crisis and mission taking into consideration the frame work of mission and ecological crisis in a way to relationship between Creation and redemption are described to show how these important concepts will be shaping of the Yimchungrü concept of mission and also to show how these concepts were interpreted in relation to Church’s …show more content…
The Yimchungrü Naga organic world view holds that everything is interconnected and interdependent; accordingly salvation was also viewed from the holistic concern which includes the whole creation. But now for Yimchungrü Naga the work of the salvation through Christ is restricted only to personal redemption in relation to Christ. For how can one be so general and irresponsible when it has to do with serious matters such as salvation and eternal life? Thus people are not only victims of the modernity but they are alienated theologically. Therefore it is to investigate the traditional practices of Yimchungrü Naga as well as to relate in terms of the gospel communication in their socio-cultural and traditional context relevantly so as to accomplish the salvific purpose of God. Thereby contribute our duties and obligation for the restoration of a healthy environment which will not only give us the knowledge of how they are interconnected and interdependent but also will help us to understand the integrity of creation, responsibility, accountability and re-appropriate our society into better social order, because it relates to the mission of God and the created order in God’s redemptive plan on earth through the saving and healing work of Jesus

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