A simple, straightforward chapter of the Bible contains a real gotcha for the translator.
We can’t condone what Judas did, but we can understand it.
The Christmas story isn’t really about angels, shepherds, wise men, little donkeys or any of the other paraphenalia of Christmas, it is about the recreation of the whole world
Training in cross-cultural evangelism, language learning and what have you is important, but on their own these things won’t do.
This one goes back to March 2006. I’d write something rather different today, but there is some interesting thoughts here. This is a rough piece of work that I vaguely hope will become the basis for my MTh thesis. I’m putting it out in public view now so that I can get feedback and ideas […]
Our best motivations, strategies and theologies can do nothing to heal a broken world – only Jesus can do that.
You have to get punctuation right in English if you are to convey the correct meaning. The problem is that the Greek and Hebrew Bibles don’t use punctuation, which is a relatively modern invention.
No, mission isn’t the highest priority for the church, whatever the inspirational posters say.
Thoughts on love, lust and a positive vision for life, from the Sermon on the Mount.
A longish review of the most thought provoking book that I’ve read in a long time!