You don't have to have a large church and a thriving economy to start sending missionaries.
I very much doubt that crowds of people are gathering in Abidjan bars to watch Boris Johnston and David Cameron slug it out; but Ronaldo will be pulling them in.
Missionary photographs and stories need to concentrate more on cities than on the countryside. The problem is, of course, that cities generally are not as pretty as the rural areas and don't make such good publicity.
The history of OMF and mission in China in three minutes.
I've just returned home after a 24 hour consultation on Emerging Mission Movements in Asia, which was held at Redcliffe College. I have had very little experience of working in Asia; just a few trips to conferences in Thailand and one short visit to Bangladesh. Given my position as a bit of an outsider to … Continue reading Asian Mission Consultation