A ministry of Christ. “May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me.” (John 17:20-23).
A ministry of contemplation and prayer. “Be still and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10).
A ministry of confession. “‘As surely as I live,’ says the Lord, ‘every knee will bend to me, and every tongue will confess and give praise to God’” (Romans 14:11).
A ministry of communication. “Return home and tell how much God has done for you” (Luke 8:39)
A ministry of convention. We “hope to visit you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete” (2 John 1:12).
A ministry of communion. “And though we are many, we all eat from one loaf of bread, showing that we are one body” (1 Corinthians 10:16-17).
A ministry of co-mission. “And all of this is a gift from God, who brought us back to himself through Christ. And God has given us this task of reconciling people to him.” (2 Corinthians 5:18-20).