Updated on January 8, 2018 by Eddie
Mission agencies need to be prepared to question their whole raison d’être in the light of the growing world church – questions they are unlikely to ask as long as much of the focus lies on money and pragmatic issues
Posted on January 5, 2018 by Eddie
Paul’s genius was to take the Old Testament Scriptures and to re-read them, gaining fresh insight and understanding on the basis of the way he saw the missionary Spirit at work in the church.
Some random (and incomplete) thoughts about churches and mission agencies.
Posted on September 4, 2017 by Eddie
Our best motivations, strategies and theologies can do nothing to heal a broken world – only Jesus can do that.
My observation is that mission theologians and academics speak a different language and have different concerns to mission practitioners.
Posted on August 30, 2017 by Eddie
If I can’t trust you when you are talking about events in New Orleans in 2005, or Houston in 2017, why should I believe what you say about events in Palestine in AD 30?
These days, you cannot throw stones between Easter and September for fear of hitting a marquee full of Christians in a field somewhere.
Updated on August 11, 2017 by Eddie
There is something slightly ugly about westerners, comfortable with their financial security and good health care condemning brothers and sisters around the world for wanting to share a little bit of what they take for granted.
Four different ways of looking at mission, some of which are more helpful than others.