God does not carry out mission by commissioning a roster of individual contractors
It is easy to get cynical about Children in Need, the annual event where the nation’s right hands go on national television to declare to their left hands exactly what they have been doing. However, it would be wrong to be too cynical, generosity is a good thing and the amounts that are raised to support various causes are staggering. That being said, there are legitimate questions that can be raised about the whole process and I’d like to focus in on one of them.
You cannot simply extract a couple of verses from one of the Gospels and build a whole edifice on them, those verses have to be read in their full context and ultimately this will lead us to the whole Bible.
Some thoughts from Michael Stroope on the future of mission.
Some thoughts about churches supporting missionaries in other countries, rather than sending Brits overseas.
It is one thing to believe that all people should be reached with the gospel. It is quite another thing to truly embrace a diversity in one’s own local church: from a review of a fascinating book.
Updated on October 22, 2019 by Eddie
There is no hard and fast definition of what constitutes a missionary, but here are four qualities that are part of the whole.
Updated on October 9, 2019 by Eddie
What should a church world mission strategy look like? Of course, this begs the question as to why a church should have a mission strategy in the first place, so let me deal with that before I get… Read More
So you want to be a missionary; what should you do? This question has one easy answer; talk to your church leaders and tell them about it. There are two basic reasons for this, the first is theological… Read More