Once upon a time an experienced missionary established two strong churches in a capital city. Each church called a national pastor and maintained several preaching points under lay leadership.
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Liberation theology is a good example of the tremendous influence exercised by the social sciences on contemporary theological thinking.
Since World War II schools for missionaries’ children have sprung up all over the world. There are now at least 100 of them educating thousands of children in 57 countries.
The question of why young people choose a missionary vocation ranks near the top of our concerns.
An authoritative statement concerning China’s policy on religious freedom was published on March first in the Chinese Communist Party’s highest organ, Red Flag. This statement is of vital importance on Christians in China, and also has great significance for all Christians outside China.
Those involved in motivating young people for missionary service need on occasion to evaluate their methodology in terms of effectiveness and appropriateness.
Missionaries taking their children with them to a foreign country will experience unique demands on their coping ability. Skill will be needed, to survey the options available to supplement their own resources, for child training and family living.