Africans are not late recipients of the gospel message; they are truly a part of the Christian message and that can be seen through their history, their ethnicity, and their geography, for all three can be traced through the Scriptures.
There must be something of interest here; even if you don’t watch the video which shows me trying to pretend that I’m not freezing cold while talking about Africa.
This book provides an interesting trip through aspects of anthropology, linguistics and intercultural dialogue. In doing so, it provides a new way of looking at issues such as dependency, short-term mission and the reality of the supernatural.
It’s 35 years this month since we left our jobs and started on an adventure that has carried us around the world, with more house moves than we can count; thanks to God and some incredible supporters.
Some interesting stuff, some encouraging stuff and some downright disturbing stuff. A roundup of things that have caught my eye over the last month or two.
In 14 years of blogging, I’ve produced the odd resource that is of lasting value. This post highlights some of them.
While I tend to prefer my novels to include a few murders and a harassed detective, Jim Harries’ book which explores some important contemporary issues in mission is worth a read.
A short review of a very good book.
An example of how Christianity is spreading around the globe without the input of “missionaries” and a short reflection on the challenges and opportunities facing the church in the UK.
A rather good book, with a second half that deserves to be very widely read.