As more and more translation teams are trained, the more translation consultants are needed to work with them. Yet as demand for consultants increases, many of those currently serving are retiring or are rapidly approaching retirement age.
I wonder whether there may be some hints in this story of what global mission needs to feel like from a UK perspective as millennials increasingly emerge as leaders in our context: Friendship, mutuality, equality, meaning, participation…and how can these ideas be adapted to, for example, a church-to-church partnership? Let’s keep thinking and praying, and indeed listening to millennials…
Training in cross-cultural evangelism, language learning and what have you is important, but on their own these things won’t do.
People are more complex than we think they are, and the Christian message is much richer than we give it credit for.
The good folks at Redcliffe College have just announced a new course: With the increasing complexity of the Church’s mission in the world, clear and deep biblical reflection is essential. Not only should God’s people have a firm grasp of how mission fits into the Scriptures, we should also be confident and competent in using […]