A half century of radically rethinking our methods in foreign missions has focused the attention of this generation on the indigenous church.
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There has been a lot of hand wringing in recent times over the decline in the number of candidates for foreign missionary service.
Some years ago two Wheaton College undergraduates came into the office for counsel. On Sundays they were teaching two classes of boys in a neighboring community church.
This article endeavors to discuss some of the major cultural phases.
There is an urgent need in our day to define and witness to missionary faith. We have initiated Evangelical Missions Quarterly with the hope that in thoughtful and practical ways it will serve to meet that need.
One year ago, at the first joint retreat of missionary executives representing the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association and the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association, an idea that had been shared by many of these men came to fruition. Both groups decided the time was ripe to move ahead with a joint publication that would represent the best in evangelical missionary thinking.
The strategic person in the church to motivate the people of God in the homeland to fulfill their world-wide obligation of evangelism is the missionary on furlough.