I believe that it is perfectly possible for British mission agencies to continue without making any changes. We can continue to tell our stories, raise funds and mobilise recruits and we can have all of the trappings of success, while becoming increasingly irrelevant to the wider world.
In which I attempt to define objective criteria for distinguishing between short-term and long-term mission.
Five things that may indicate that a mission agency is facing a crisis.
We know that the number of bums on seats in a church is not a real measure of discipleship. Equally, the number of mission partners that a church supports may not indicate the church’s real engagement with mission.
If our character is an important factor in how we go about mission, then we need to ensure that the right supporting structures are in place.
Some thoughts about things that must be present if we are going to call an activity "mission".
Some murders, some missiology, some history and a few walks in the hills: my reading for November.
Some thoughts and further information about John Chau and his mission to the Sentinelese and a good story about Bible translation.
One of the most important lessons the New Testament teaches in this regard is the wideness of God's mercy
Are you not ashamed to mention only three tongues, and to command all other nations and tribes to be blind and deaf?