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.
Lots of interesting stuff, but not a lot of jokes.
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.
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.
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.
Touching tributes to two greats of the contemporary church; one you will have heard of; the other, perhaps, not.
Dereje Tilahun professes, “The Bible is My Life”. During 17 years of Communist rule in Ethiopia, the Word of God sustained Dereje.
One of the most important Christian thinkers and influencers in the world died yesterday. Sadly, most evangelicals in Britain will not even have heard of him.
Some thoughts and further information about John Chau and his mission to the Sentinelese and a good story about Bible translation.
Are you not ashamed to mention only three tongues, and to command all other nations and tribes to be blind and deaf?