After an extensive biblical discussion, particularly anchored in the book of Luke, Gary Tyra argues that that which is implicit in so many volumes on contextualization and missional engagement must be made explicit.

The Holy Spirit will speak to us through our imaginative dialogue with the biblical text and the cultural context. In other words, given what we have learned about the prominence of prophetic activity among the earliest Christians and those who are ministering in the Majority World, the process of ministry contextualization should be said to involve a conversation with three entities not two: the biblical text, the cultural context and the Spirit of mission!” p. 139