There are some serious issues associated with short-term mission trips, but this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do them, it means me need to address the questions and do them better!
Would reflecting on the Cross change the way we think about some of the problems inherent in funding mission projects?
Updated on October 21, 2013 by Eddie
One of the best blogs on the block at the moment is Djibouti Jones: life at the crossroads of faith and culture by Rachel Pieh Jones. Don’t take my word for it; head over there and sign up… Read More
Updated on August 1, 2013 by Eddie
A few days ago, I wrote a piece which suggested some of the elements which need to be taken into account in developing a new paradigm for Western involvement in mission – but I didn’t mention money. However,… Read More
Posted on July 22, 2013 by Eddie
We need to completely rethink our approach to mission and to supporting mission work from the UK. Tinkering at the edges and solving problems are no longer enough. I wrote these words a few days ago in a… Read More
Posted on May 30, 2013 by Eddie
I believe that it is without question that rich people have an obligation to share what they have with those who are not as well off as them. The haves should be generous towards the have-nots. This is… Read More
Updated on March 3, 2013 by Eddie
A few evenings ago, we had dinner with a friend who has been involved with a developing mission movement in one corner of the world. Over many years, our friend and her colleagues have been patiently building relationships… Read More
This short video (just over two minutes) has a very powerful message… but… I have to admit that I’m rather uneasy with the way this important message is got across. Firstly, I don’t like the terms first world… Read More
At the moment, the BBC is showing the remarkable David Attenborough series “Africa”; all beautiful scenes and amazing animals. However, as is often the case, the Africa of the nature documentary seems more or less devoid of people…. Read More