I serve a brown skinned saviour who rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and humbled himself to death, even death on a cross. The sight of paramilitary police using violence to clear the path for a politician so that he can wave a Bible to the press is the antithesis of everything that I stand for
As a black person, I struggle with the continued fascination with and fetishization of black children in Africa, but the lack of interest in black children suffering in the UK.
Last week, I was interviewed for the leadership journey podcast run by Alan Wilson. If you’d like to hear what I said, you can find it all here.
Lament slows us down, it gives us time and space to think through what is happening and it provides a framework in which we can seek God and find refuge in him.
An interesting and encouraging book from an historically important author.
If you think mission today looks just the same as it did six months ago, you are not looking hard enough.
Rather than wishing that things would return to the way that they used to be, perhaps we should be using this unusual time to ask God to show us lessons about ourselves and our attitudes that we couldn’t learn when the normal rules applied.
I feel rather homesick. Which is odd, because I’m living and working from home.
Being cut off from some of the material supports that I rely on to get through life, should help me focus more on God as the real source of my strength and hope
In summary, missiological reflection should be a continual and cyclical process, which starts with mission practice and results in changed practices, which themselves become the object of further reflection.