The purpose of this article is to help missionaries realize that organizational methods vary from culture to culture and to encourage care in not insisting on a Western management style in a non-western setting.
- Church and Agency Partnerships: Ingredients for Meaningful and Effective MinistryWed Aug 4 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Pipeline Consultation on Candidate AssessmentThu Aug 5 2021, 02:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Member Care: Coming Attractions: Sunshine and StormThu Aug 12 2021, 12:00pm EDT
- Mobilizing the Next GenerationThu Aug 12 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Women in the Mission of the ChurchThu Aug 26 2021, 02:00pm EDT
Today’s tough decisions concern structure more than finance.
Post-exit roles for team members are considered.
We must know our team, our role, and our purpose, and develop a game plan for the particular situation we are confronting.
How can we improve evangelistic effort among Russian young people? I believe some of the best answers to this question come from young Russians themselves. In fact, my beliefs were confirmed in a research project I performed in the first few months of 2000 in and around Moscow.
In 1989 Professor Andrew F. Walls delivered a public lecture entitled “The Significance of Christianity in Africa” at the Church of Scotland’s St. Colm’s Education Centre and College.
Not long ago, it seems, missionaries were put on a pedestal in the minds of many believers. They epitomized spiritual maturity and commitment.
In view of the fact that Africa is the focus for this issue of EMQ, we decided to explore what we could find relating to Africa and missions in this installment of “Missions on the Web.”
As I was thinking about language learning the other day, the image of baking bread came into my mind. I compared some of the exercises and drills that we put ourselves through in order to learn a language to the various ingredients that go into baking a loaf of fresh bread.
An old rabbinic saying informs us that since the destruction of the temple, prophecy was taken from the wise and given to fools. Although painfully aware of the truth of this statement, the following is an attempt to predict the future in light of present trends among Jewish Christian believers in Israel.