The third of Augustana District’s Core Values is Mission.
Christ commanded that his Word be proclaimed. Through it, the Holy Spirit works faith when and where he pleases and repentant sinners are elected unto salvation. Christians live out their earthly lives as totally justified and totally sinful.
7 Luke24:46-47, 8 Romans 10:17; Augustana V; Small Catechism Part II, Third Article. , 9 Smalcald, Part III, Article III. Penitence.