The book of Acts tells the story of the apostles bearing witness to Jesus in the power of the Spirit by the will of the Father. The book is about people, but behind it all lies the Triune God.
"While the Western mission enterprise has played a significant role in the more recent spread of the gospel, changes in its assumptions and practices are long overdue and absolutely necessary." But...
The centre of this Good News is the creation of indigenous redeemed communities expressing the Gospel manifold cultures and all adding together to create a symphony of praise to our God.
A great film, a somewhat dodgy Instagram post and some reflections on charity and mission.
An example of how Christianity is spreading around the globe without the input of "missionaries" and a short reflection on the challenges and opportunities facing the church in the UK.
Printing has brought a huge amount of good to the church, but there is another side to the story.
Where are the ends of the earth? It all depends on where you start from!
We readily accept that the Christian situation is very different in the North and South of England and yet we are happy to make generalisations about the "World Church". Why?
Mission is witnessing to Jesus in the power of the Spirit; everything else details.
I can't listen to twenty-year-old cassettes, but I can still read a 500-year-old Bible. Some technologies are more durable than others.