The world is becoming more and more urban. At the beginning of this century, 15 percent of our world lived in cities. By 2000, if the Lord tarries, it will reach at least 55 percent.
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When Herbert Kane’s The Christian World Mission: Today and Tomorrow appeared a few years ago, I was understandably provoked.
The people group consciousness is increasing in the local churches.
But to capitalize on this opportunity, missionaries will need to get ready now.
A village welcomes a missionary team—for reasons of its own.
A tribal church in Irian Jaya fell into a trap that missionaries should avoid.
Serious pitfalls abound, but loving, patient, disciplined witness pays off.
A year of research and discussion with 18 faith (independent) and denominational mission societies, concerning 20 possible characteristics of planning and providing retirement income, has revealed a wide diversity of beliefs and practices.
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to figure out infallibly—at least with some measure of consistency—who will make it in overseas assignments?
The above topic is my nomination for a course constituting a part of the academic frontier in missiology. Let me proceed to describe the course as it has been carried on here in Winnipeg.