Books I Have Read: Asian Christian Theology

I’ve recently finished Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives and I have somewhat ambivalent feelings towards it. I read the book in the Kindle edition (more of this later), but if you get the paperback, it is a medium format book of 372 pages. The overall level is fairly academic; it is a book to be studied […]

Notes On Our Theology of Creation

Any theology that abandons God’s desires for the present creation will diminish the significance of God’s activity in the present,

Stories: Mongolia

You don’t have to have a large church and a thriving economy to start sending missionaries.

Not The Centre of the World

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.

Livin’ For the City

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.

OMF: The Story Begins

The history of OMF and mission in China in three minutes.

Asian Mission Consultation

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 […]