It’s Sunday morning in Kagimba, a densely populated village in Kenya near Lake Victoria. Ben Koyo, a church elder, takes his bicycle to Kagimba Church to wait for the pastor. He waits patiently but knows that, like most other Sunday mornings, he will wait in vain.
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When Jeff Anderson arrived in Manila with Action International Ministries in 1985, his goal was simple: to be a “street worker.” After language school, two years later Jeff joined a handful of fellow team members in a ministry to street people in the red-light district of Ermita.
Dyanmic reflection will not happen unless we plan for it.
It was the fourth day of our curriculum workshop in Bolivia. Emotions ran high as writers gave the openings for their first lesson. How different this Sunday school curriculum was — it was Bolivian.
Descriptions of the forces shaping the educational ministry models national churches were using, problems encountered, and suggested strategies for strengthening the educational ministries of growing national churches.
Our Protestant mission enterprise is at a crossroad. Not because it has failed, but largely because it has succeeded.
History and personal experience remind us powerfully that change is inevitable. Futurists have been telling us for years that change is accelerating at breakneck speed, and that it will continue to do so.
For all of its wonderful wisdom about the world and about ourselves, the Bible is woefully short on methods.