Corkscrews and Pomegranates

"However some of the ways that mission agencies are structured and the systems and processes involved haven’t changed for a long time." Discussion of a blog post from New Zealand....

A Fact and A Hypothesis

I believe that the British church now concentrates on sending missionaries to places which have been reached by the Gospel, rather than to places where there are very few Christians....

The Olympic Lie

The utopian optimism of being able to achieve anything as long as we work hard enough has to give way to a realistic assessment of ourselves as fallen creatures....

Two Missions?

A simplified way of classifying mission from the point of view of the local church congregation....

Mission In Motion

Mission remains a hotly debated topic and it would be difficult to expect a clear consensus on a single definition across the global church today. ...

Barnabas the Risk Taker

When Barnabas brought Paul to the apostles he was taking a big risk. At best, Paul was a new Christian; at worst he was a huge danger. ...

Holistic Mission and Leather Trousers

Whatever their strengths as a style statement, fig leaves are not suitable as working clothes; they don't offer much protection from thorn bushes (I'm not speaking from personal experience, I hasten t...

The Strangest Verse in the Bible?

The Romans were quite used to the idea of making peace by shedding blood on the cross - they did it all the time. Only, their idea wasn't to reconcile people, but to exterminate anyone who threatened ...