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 October 16, 2018 by Eddie
We spend a lot of time talking about prosperity theology, but what we really need is a theology that will cope with suffering. It’s not just that God doesn’t always give us what we want, he might also allow us to suffer for no apparent reason. Can our faith and our theology cope?
Posted on October 1, 2018 by Eddie
Catching up on two months worth of reading; I’m sure that I’ve left some out.
Posted on August 21, 2018 by Eddie
If you do the job I do, or train others to do that job, then you should put this on your reading list.
On overview of what I’ve read this month – too many murders!
The Church in the global south needs the church in the UK, and we in the UK need our brothers and sisters in the rest of the world. Our problem, is that we are slow to realise our need.
Some good history, some real history, a bit of alternative history and a few novels; this month’s reading.
Updated on March 28, 2018 by Eddie
Some thoughts on home, life, theology and mission (and coffee) from Diana, a young Malawian Christian leader.
Updated on February 8, 2018 by Eddie
This is probably one of the specialists (and those writing essays), but it’s a very good book.