Back in the “old days” (say, two or three years ago), if you wanted to read a missions magazine, journal, newsletter, or bulletin, you’d have to subscribe—or go to a local seminary library. Not surprisingly, the World Wide Web is providing options most of us never enjoyed in grad or Bible school.
- The Mobilized Church: Keys to Unlock Missions PotentialTue Sep 29 2020
- Accountability with a Small Staff and a Small BudgetTue Oct 6 2020, 02:00pm EDT
- Church Mission Leaders Peer2Peer: The Future of MissionsWed Oct 7 2020, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: How Digital Media is Accelerating Disciple Making Among the UnreachedThu Oct 8 2020, 02:00pm EDT
- Leadership Pathways for WomenTue Oct 20 2020, 05:00pm PST
One of the joys of raising our kids in the Philippines was not having to compare our lifestyle with rich neighbors’. Keeping up with the Gonzaleses took on a whole new meaning.
I am writing this as someone committed to the local church and the local church’s role in world evangelism.
Two hundred and fifty Presidents and Academic Deans (PAD) representing theological schools from 53 nations gathered at the Doxa Deo Church in Pretoria, South Africa, July 1-3, 1997 to consider ways in which the schools they lead can further the goal of “a church for every people and the gospel for every person.”
The following response is from Paul Paul McKaughan of EFMA: Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies
This article is a response to the article “Biblical Holism and Secular Thought in Christian Development,” by Joel Matthews (July, 1999)
Secular development. At the very heart of the secular concept of human development is the belief in a better future world. The road to material well-being follows either the capitalist or the socialist route. These two basic views, both of which are economic theories, have not been challenged for at least 100 years.
This article is a response to the article “Redefining Holism,” by David J. Hesselgrave (July, 1999).
The word “mission” seems to embrace any and every enterprise sincere Christians undertake.
It was late summer 1939. I was relaxing on the streets of my hometown, thinking about visiting my aunt’s market stand for something to eat. Not a care in the world. Until I glanced at the headlines in the newspapers being hawked on the street corner. A huge, foreboding statement jumped out at me: CRISIS IN EUROPE.