Brian has just posted some interesting facts and figures from which he draws some excellent conclusions. I particularly liked his second point.
Western Churches have a two-fold task. Western Christians must (re)embrace mission locally. For too many Western Christians, the mission field is overseas.Today’s mission field is one’s workplace, school, shopping centers, and most crucially one’s next door neighbors. However, given the affluence of Western Christians, it is vital for Westerners to help finance and resource the burgeoning Church around the globe. (read the whole thing).