In this survey Armour describes the spread of Islam, the first Christian response from criticism to martyrdom and the largely—though not exclusively—“deformed image” of Islam in the medieval West.
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
- Leadership Affirmations for WomenFri Feb 1 2019, 5:00pm EST - Thu Feb 7 2019, 7:00pm EST
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Alister McGrath woke me from my globalized stupor in Starbucks in Singapore with the question “Will the twenty-first century be better for Christians than the disastrous twentieth century was?” In less than 175 pages the author explores this question with surprising clarity and astonishing breadth.
The Western church and missions need to fully awaken to the church in Africa. Historically, the Western church seems like a teenager in contrast to the long and complex history of the African church.
One of the most challenging tasks for Western missionaries to Africa is fitting into the local rhythms of money management. At the core of the misunderstandings that often develop is the mutual obligation and interdependence that shapes African life but clashes with Western independence.
More” is not always better. Neither is “new.” And nowhere is this more true than with regard to the gospel.
Most missions operate in areas with high unemployment, no employment opportunities and low job skills. Often when missions incorporate business into their ministry, they begin to lose the ministry aspects and become focused on the economics.
The world has changed a lot since I first “went” to the mission field. Traditionally world missions has been viewed geographically from a “here and there” view point.
This manual effectively addresses a critically important issue—how can those who are functionally illiterate have access to the Bible?
In this article I am going to focus on the situation of the evangelical churches.
Ajith Fernando’s latest book provides an interesting perspective on leadership in the church and parachurch.