Church-mission integration, like marriage, costs much of both parties to make it work.
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
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Because of his extensive studies in missions, his many years of teaching, and his keen interest in current affairs in both missions and education, Wilbert Norton’s insights are pertinent to missionaries at all levels of action.
There are rewards, but pitfalls abound. God’s call is just as essential as for the career missionary.
It’s a cliche, but it’s also a fact: we live in challenging times. A major part of the challenge lies in sorting out challenges.
Man has a tendency to perpetuate institutions, whether or not they continue to serve their original purpose. As a result, agencies and institutions clamor for support long after they have outlived their usefulness.
Too often our telling the gospel fails to hit the mark because we don’t know what, how, and why people believe. How culture shapes belief systems should be required knowledge.
It’s time to re-evaluate summer missions.
It’s easy either to blame or bless tentmakers. They aren’t the answer to unplugging evangelistic bottlenecks, but properly trained and with the help of missionaries, they can probe the stony ground of unbelief.
To mark the occasion, we asked the heads of our sponsoring associations where we are in missions now compared to 1964.
I wondered and wept. How does Christ enter the Muslim world?