Reading current missions literature, you might get the idea that Asian, African, and Latin American missionaries have blown past their Western counterparts like an Indy car in a race with an Amish horse and buggy.
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This article is a response to the EMQ article “Post-missionary Asia: One Size Doesn’t Fit All,” by Roger Hedlund, January 1995.
Throughout much of Asia, where the world’s least evangelized peoples dwell, the foreign missionary era has for all practical purposes ended. This is cause for our concern, reflection, and response.
Case study from Mexico City shows how it was done.
Spiritually speaking, Austria is a country living in the Dark Ages.
As we approach the dawn of the 21st century, the church faces certain critical strategic questions: Who will be the missionaries of this era? What and where is the mission frontier? What models, patterns, and methods shall we use? What Christ shall we present? And, for us Africans, what is our place in all of this?
This article is a response to the EMQ article, “Manging the Super-Motivated Missionary,” by Meredith Long, January 1995.
Dr. Bradley (not a real person) never finished unpacking. Within a day of his arrival as a missionary in Bangladesh, poor, sick villagers began to line up at his door. He was the most competent physician within miles, charged nothing for his services, and treated his patients as if they mattered.
This article is a response to the EMQ article “Boarding School Staff: How to Get the Best,” by Glenn Taylor and David Pollock, January 1995.
In “The right stuff for boarding school staff” (October), psychologist David Wickstrom concluded, “It is time to recognize the vital role of missionary boarding schools and to staff them with the best staff possible.” The logical question is, How do mission agencies select “the best staff possible”?