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.
- Essentials for Fundraising and Development for Missions AgenciesThu Apr 22 2021, 01:00pm EDT
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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.
Some mission boards and sending agencies have questioned the need to continue sending missionaries and/or finances to Guatemala.