The New Testament paints a picture of different nations and cultures being grafted into the Christian faith, not by imposing Jewish traditions on them (Acts 15), but by breaking down the dividing wall between Jews and Gentiles and creating a new, multicultural, united people in Jesus (Eph. 2:14).
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.
Updated on June 5, 2019 by Eddie
Local churches may not have the finance or the all-powerful publicity machine that the agencies can bring to bear, but they must not be treated as passive actors who should just stand around and watch while the experts from overseas get on and do their stuff.
Posted on May 3, 2019 by Eddie
Lots of interesting stuff, but not a lot of jokes.
Posted on March 27, 2019 by Eddie
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.
Posted on March 7, 2019 by Eddie
The centre of this Good News is the creation of indigenous redeemed communities expressing the Gospel manifold cultures and all adding together to create a symphony of praise to our God.
Updated on January 30, 2019 by Eddie
I can’t listen to twenty-year-old cassettes, but I can still read a 500-year-old Bible. Some technologies are more durable than others.
Posted on January 24, 2019 by Eddie
Touching tributes to two greats of the contemporary church; one you will have heard of; the other, perhaps, not.
Posted on January 21, 2019 by Eddie
Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.