I get the impression from some writers and opinion formers in the West that they won't respect church leaders in Africa (and elsewhere) unless they are fluent in Western (generally, Reformed) theology. In other words, unless Africans think and talk like us, we won't listen to them.
Some thoughts on home, life, theology and mission (and coffee) from Diana, a young Malawian Christian leader.
Christianity isn't African, but it isn't European or American either.
One of the great things about attending conferences is that you meet and make friends.
Some thoughts on the implications of the MANI consultation for the church in the west.
Some initial reflections on a pan-African missions' conference, including some important lessons for other conference organisers!
As the West becomes more culturally diverse - moving toward multiculturalism kicking and screaming - so shall Western Christianity. This too is a work of the Spirit of God.
In which I bang on (again) about the British church's love affair with East Africa.
A church in Ibadan, Nigeria is currently supporting over 250 missionaries. This church devotes to Missions 10% of all the offerings and tithes collected. In addition, every department, cell group, activity group in the church has a missionary field or project for which it is responsible. This church conducts regular mission awareness programs to maintain the … Continue reading Books I Have Read – Evangelical Christian Missions: An African Perspective
Forgive me for posting one more video in this series, but this excellent TED talk gives the background to the RadiAid and Let's Save Africa videos that I have mentioned recently. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEI8NzMpnho If the video isn't showing, you can view it directly here. The principle of looking at the similarities between peoples rather than concentrating … Continue reading From BandAid to RadiAid