The idea surfaced while we listened to one of our Zambian students preach in chapel: maybe poverty is one strange way in which this part of the world is blessed.
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Mercy, when you work in Zambia, 2002, you sometimes wonder if there aren’t better ways to spend your time.
As a missiologist in the European-continental tradition, qualitative research has always come more naturally to me than quantitative. This bias was reinforced through my anthropological studies that emphasized participant observation over statistics.
As a missionary teacher in a Bible college in Kenya, one of my greatest concerns is “How can God use me to make a lasting difference in my students’ lives?”
No doubt many EMQ readers learned their missiology the academic, propositional way—from books and lectures. It’s only natural for us to teach the way we have been taught, but as the Turkish proverb says, “You can proclaim the truth also in a friendly way.”
This book is a useful handbook to help Christians examine and defend the faith with intellectual honesty in a pluralistic society, and with their Muslim friends.
How is the church in South Africa doing? What is the church in South Africa doing? The importance of this excellent and interesting small volume goes beyond answering these questions; it also gives us a model for examining the church in other nations.
Wade Byrum is a forty-something businessman and a fellow elder at our church. A short time ago he led our session in a devotional that I will not soon forget.
Frykenberg provides an overview of the complex origins of Christians in India.
“Take every thought to make it obedient to Christ … Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry … See to it that … no bitter root grows up” (2 Cor. 10:5, Eph. 4:26, Heb. 12:15).