A distinguished professor of missions shares how the Emergent Church Movement and the beliefs of one of its best-known supporters, Brian McLaren, differ from traditional IFMA beliefs.
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With hundreds of millions of people using the Internet daily, countless opportunities abound for Christians to share their faith online.
In this second volume of a proposed three volume set on Christianity in Asia, Samuel Moffett, professor emeritus of ecumenics and mission at Princeton Theological Seminary, again succeeds in providing a landmark history of Christianity on the continent of Christianity’s birth.
The unreached peoples movement has come a long way since the 1974 Lausanne Congress, which was instrumental in launching it.
The word “martyr” may evoke thoughts of those who died centuries ago. We do not tend to think of those who were fellow students or members of our graduating class. Dr. Newell’s book provides twenty-one accounts of Moody Bible Institute alumni who paid the ultimate price for acting in obedience to the missionary call.
Education is Not That Important
“Education is Not That Important” by Marten Visser (July 2006) was a wonderful article.
Five years in the making, involving sixty-nine African biblical scholars, the first one-volume Bible commentary written by Africans in Africa for African churches has been published.
“Retiring and shy” as used here refers to something else—the fact that a growing number of missionaries who have retired or are in the process find themselves “shy” of needed resources.
“We have had the Bible in our language, but we still couldn’t understand what it meant.” That’s what Hill’s main assistant said to her when she was conducting the research for this book. Why can’t Bibles, even ones that are translated well, be understood? And what can be done about it?
The kind of Christian vision that insists upon measurable results and invests only in “grassroots” training may enjoy admirable motivation. However, it also may depend on simplistic assumptions about “the other” that, once brought into the open, wither in the light of day.