Posted on January 21, 2019 by Eddie
Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.
Posted on December 4, 2018 by Eddie
Some thoughts about things that must be present if we are going to call an activity “mission”.
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.
Updated on July 31, 2018 by Eddie
Extracts from the diary of a young and rather nervous linguist translator.
Christianity isn’t African, but it isn’t European or American either.
Updated on August 10, 2017 by Eddie
The bottom line is that we need each other and the church would be far healthier if we confessed our need of others rather than declaring that others need us.
An American author tells us what Africa needs and an African disagrees. Who should we be listening to?
I very much doubt that crowds of people are gathering in Abidjan bars to watch Boris Johnston and David Cameron slug it out; but Ronaldo will be pulling them in.