With eighty-two million inhabitants, Germany continues to be a desperate mission field in need of thousands of new churches. The good news is that over 1,500 new churches have been planted in Germany in the past ten years, with a total membership of well over 100,0001 (“In Deutschland wurden…” 2004, 16).
- 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
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This hefty book is the product of a three-year study of John 4:1-42 by 120 groups from all parts of the world.
Sometimes you’ve just got to go back to the basics. When Vince Lombardi, former coach of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers, wanted to stop the team’s losing streak, he started by telling his players, “This is a football.”
Twice a week for two years I commuted across Nairobi, Kenya, to teach at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. During these commutes, I regularly passed a business with the unique and descriptive name “The Really Useful Landscaping Company.”
Short-term medical teams take many forms and serve in many ministry settings. This article is limited to general medical teams.
This is what an African national staff member told his Western missionary leader after ten years of working with a parachurch organization: “You have really ruined me. I don’t know how to survive now without my laptop and the standard of living I am accustomed to. I don’t think I can ever go back to how I lived before.”
The Crusades are one of the saddest moments in the history of the world, when the Church found itself being carried away by geopolitical, spiritual, financial and cultural factors.
Bob was sent by his church to check out a project they were supporting in Africa. At the height of his welcoming ceremony by the African people, Bob was busy unloading all of his photography equipment in order to quickly snap pictures before he lost this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
In the early days of the Internet, many hailed what they thought would eventually become a paper-free world. They reasoned, “Why buy hard copies when electronic texts are available and cheap?”
Ronald Enroth, a sociology professor at Westmont College, edited this volume that is a compilation of writings by experts in diverse religious movements that have emerged from Traditional/Animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.