In my day job, I recently conducted a survey on missionary recruitment in the UK. The results may (or may not) surprise you.
The talks from the best mission conference I have been to in a long, long time.
As the world church grows ever more diverse, we need to learn to listen to others who have different experiences to us. The first step in this process is to avoid putting people in boxes.
Over the last 30 years we have studies linguistics and French and lived in France, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. We spent six years in an isolated village with no running water or electricity and another six years in one of the biggest cities in Africa. We've been involved in grass roots translation work, mission leadership and various training and consulting roles; we've packed a fair bit in! We've also made some amazing friends from all across the world.
http://youtu.be/kXmbcMuWdt8 If you can't see the video above, you can find it here (it's a one minute introduction to us and to what we do).
Britain is no longer a major economic or political force in the world. In the same way, the British church needs to learn to find a new place in a rapidly growing world Christian movement.
Global Connections have just released details of the next Thinking Mission forum. It might be of interest to some Kouya Chronicle readers. Thinking Mission Forum - 25 May 2011 Thinking about mission and mission that thinks Topic Western Dominance in World Mission: Time for a Change? Date 25/05/2011 Start time 11:00 End time 16:00 Venue … Continue reading Thinking Mission