"While the Western mission enterprise has played a significant role in the more recent spread of the gospel, changes in its assumptions and practices are long overdue and absolutely necessary." But...
Where are the ends of the earth? It all depends on where you start from!
Mission is witnessing to Jesus in the power of the Spirit; everything else details.
When I say that I'm lonely, it's not so much that there aren't people around; it's that I miss a connection with people who have known me for years.
You don't have to have a large church and a thriving economy to start sending missionaries.
Old advice from a Pope to a missionary to the English, which is still very relevant today.
Some thoughts on the language that we use to describe people from different parts of the world than our own.
This post is brought to you by the number 4! The title captures the gist.
The church is growing faster than it ever has done before and the world mission force is more diverse than at any time in history. We should be encouraged by these things - but we can't afford to be complacent.
Rather than saying God is a missionary God and therefore we should do mission, we might be better saying that God is holy and that we should be holy. This doesn't mean that we don't do mission - but it shapes the way we go about it.