Today, I am concerned for missionaries in service-type ministries who must satisfy supporting churches and justify their financial support by adding on a church planting activity to an already busy schedule.
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Several years ago I sat in a class taught by Paul Hiebert as he pled for missionaries in a global era to recognize that emerging churches around the world should not just be self-governing, self-supporting, and self-propagating, but should also be self-theologizing.
As a missionary I often struggle with the task of writing prayer letters that creatively communicate the very real needs that my family and I face.
The Back to Jerusalem Movement is the vision of the Chinese underground house church leaders to train, send, and support physically and spiritually thousands of Chinese missionaries to Buddhists, Hindus, and especially Muslims, thus bringing the gospel full circle to Jerusalem in anticipation of Christ’s return to and reign from the Holy City.
Africa has always had a built-in system that provides for the health and well-being of her people.
A collection of nine essays, coming out of the 4th SEANET forum held in Thailand in March 2002.
The “church in between cultures” must be more than just multiethnic or multicultural, as it must transcend cultural and ethnic identities.
Honest business is rooted in God. Consider God’s character, activities and the objects of God’s actions. God is the Creator. God creates for himself and for others (Gen. 1:14). We are created in God’s image so the stamp of God’s character is in us.
The ultimate purpose of cross-cultural missions is to communicate the gospel of Jesus Christ to the people in a culturally appropriate and contextually acceptable way.
Although narrative preaching and teaching seems highly effective in Africa (as it does in most of the world) some Africans consider it a mark of immaturity or lack of education.