Short Term Mission

If you’ve come here looking for the stuff from the Above Bar short term mission seminar, you’ve missed the page. This is what you are looking for! But take a look around the rest of this site before you move on! This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any […]

How to Read the Bible Missiologically

How to Read the Bible Missiologically Brian Russell has a terrific series of posts on his Blog about reading the Bible Missiologically. The posts are based on talks which he will be giving to Wycliffe people somewhere or other. If the talks are as good as the extracts they will be excellent. Go on, read […]

Why is Bible Translation Important?

We have been involved in Bible translation for over twenty years now. Obviously, we think that translating the Scriptures is vitally important and we’ve posted things elsewhere on this website that indicate why. However, I’d be very interested to know what reasons others have for thinking that Bible translation is important. Why, should people in […]

Bible Translation and the Incarnation

The last few weeks, I’ve been mulling over what Bible translation is all about (this comes a bit late, after twenty years in the field). At the most basic level, Bible translation is a very effective tool for transmitting the message of the Gospel. By translating the Scriptures, we are allowing people to hear God’s […]

What is Christian Mission?

I’ve been mulling over the question of the nature of Christian mission for a while now. I’ve not come up with anything new – others have looked at this in more depth and with more knowledge than me. However, I am repeatedly struck by the way that many evangelicals stick to using the Great Commission […]

A Failed Missionary?

I preached on Jonah 4 yesterday. I was really struck by how Jonah seemed to be totally untouched by his experience of preaching to the people of Nineveh. If you put his initial running away and the incident of the whale on one side for a moment, Jonah seems to have been an incredibly succesful […]