I’ve recently finished Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives and I have somewhat ambivalent feelings towards it. I read the book in the Kindle edition (more of this later), but if you get the paperback, it is a medium format… Read More
Updated on August 22, 2019 by Eddie
A short review of a very, very good book.
Updated on June 5, 2019 by Eddie
Four issues which should force mission agencies to rethink their approach to their work.
Posted on January 31, 2019 by Eddie
Mission is witnessing to Jesus in the power of the Spirit; everything else details.
Posted on January 11, 2019 by Eddie
This post is brought to you by the number 4! The title captures the gist.
Updated on November 12, 2018 by Eddie
A biblical approach to mission avoids both simply trying to apply Paul’s methods in an ahistorical fashion and also adopting the latest insights from anthropology and sociology without any biblical reflection.
Posted on November 9, 2018 by Eddie
our efforts to respond to the challenges of our environment, to think our faith within our particular contexts, have often been blocked by people or missionary organizations who want us to limit ourselves to just repeating what they have learned in their lands.
I get the impression from some writers and opinion formers in the West that they won’t respect church leaders in Africa (and elsewhere) unless they are fluent in Western (generally, Reformed) theology. In other words, unless Africans think and talk like us, we won’t listen to them.
Updated on October 16, 2018 by Eddie
We spend a lot of time talking about prosperity theology, but what we really need is a theology that will cope with suffering. It’s not just that God doesn’t always give us what we want, he might also allow us to suffer for no apparent reason. Can our faith and our theology cope?