Mission is epiphany, God’s arrival on the scene: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go …” (Mt 28:18,19). In the church’s mission the Lord of the entire world reveals himself.

– Bosch, “Theological Education in Missionary Perspective,” Missiology, Vol. X, No.1, January, 1982, 23.

(Source: nextreformation.com)