What I've spent the last four years working on.
The thing is, when we concentrate on measuring deliverables such as finance and recruitment, we can ignore the elephant in the room - what exactly should the agency be doing in this day and age?
Mission agencies face a crisis and they cannot simply mobilise their way out of it.
A very worthwhile book for anyone involved in mission support or partnerships.
In seeking to promote their own work, mission agencies can (intentionally or unintentionally) sideline other people. This isn't good!
It isn't enough for mission agencies to tell exciting stories about their work. I give four reasons why they should explain why they do what they do - and I make a cheeky comment about preaching.
A brief look at some statistics about the history and geography of British mission agencies (it's more interesting than it sounds).
A funny video, a very serious video, some deep thoughts and an overview of my research; highlights from this week.
Sue and I do very different things, but they all contribute to the broader work of mission around the world. This video gives a brief introduction to what it is we do.
"While the Western mission enterprise has played a significant role in the more recent spread of the gospel, changes in its assumptions and practices are long overdue and absolutely necessary." But...