When I say that I'm lonely, it's not so much that there aren't people around; it's that I miss a connection with people who have known me for years.
Touching tributes to two greats of the contemporary church; one you will have heard of; the other, perhaps, not.
You don't have to have a large church and a thriving economy to start sending missionaries.
Mission really is from everywhere to everywhere: reaching Chinese expats with the gospel in East Africa.
Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.
We need to think carefully about the way in which we write about our brothers and sisters around the world
Rather than saying God is a missionary God and therefore we should do mission, we might be better saying that God is holy and that we should be holy. This doesn't mean that we don't do mission - but it shapes the way we go about it.
This is the last post on this series and looks at the two most important questions that British mission agencies have to grapple with. Should Our Agency Still Exist? There are two levels to this question. The first is whether the work that the agency is doing in "the field" is still relevant or needed. … Continue reading Does Your Mission Agency Have A Mission V
Corporate reflection, based on the Bible with input from mission history and the social sciences is the main job of mission leadership today; everything else springs from this.
Over the last year, I have read 133 books, some good, some less so and some awful! Here is December's offering with a mention of my two favourite books of the year.