Why does the evangelical church and missions community find ministry so challenging at the end of the 20th century? In a word, the answer is postmodernism.
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I believe that postmodern thinking is totally non-Christian, but I also believe in the power of the gospel.
Despite significant dangers of our current culture shift, we can still discern and act on distinct opportunities for mission within postmodern cultures.
I am a pleasure seeker seeking the joy of the Lord. I resonate with George Muller, who said that the first and primary business which he ought to attend to everyday was to have his soul happy in the Lord.
Any reference to incarnation must, of course, take into account the miraculous taking-on of human flesh by the Divine.
The world is rediscovering geography, to the delight of many in international missions.
I was really in the catbird’s seat last summer, cruising through the majestic Canadian Rockies in a tour bus, admiring the scenery and thanking God for it. Suddenly around the bend we confronted a mountain peak named for the first missionary to Alberta, Robert Rundle.
Walking by faith not only gives glory to God it also adds spice to life as it promotes adventure and character traits so foreign to a world or life without Christ.
But the death of Graham Staines has become a cause celebre in India, forcing a secular, democratic, and yet largely Hindu nation to confront difficult questions about the kind of society it wants to be.
Ruts. They’re predictable. They’re comfortable. And they’re deadly. Combining as they do, peaceful repose with minimal achievement, they have been compared to a grave with the ends kicked out.