Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.
A short thought about mission agency magazines and then a very good graphic from one of them.
Old advice from a Pope to a missionary to the English, which is still very relevant today.
This post is brought to you by the number 4! The title captures the gist.
The church is growing faster than it ever has done before and the world mission force is more diverse than at any time in history. We should be encouraged by these things – but we can’t afford to be complacent.
This new situation also has consequences for how we think about mission. The most obvious is that mission is no longer a Western monopoly or privilege.
Books that any student of mission studies or world Christianity must read.
the greater concern is that over 90% of traditional mission work is directed towards areas where there are already established churches.
Our best motivations, strategies and theologies can do nothing to heal a broken world – only Jesus can do that.
In which I dare to suggest that John Piper’s famous quote about the purpose of mission may not tell the full story.