In many “bibles,” the identity of Jesus is severly alienated by the change in two phrases: “Son of God” and “Lord.”
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Three reasons why we are constrained theologically and missiologically to teach the truths of a Trinitarian God and Christ as the preexistent Son of God.
How mission leaders can take the emerging generations and short-term missions and create a “missions ethos” for long-term missions.
One of the distinctive strengths of the Internet is its ability to provide immediate access to current news around the world. This issue of Missions on the Web highlights a variety of websites providing missions-related news, as well as broader international news of evangelical church and ministry events of interest to missionaries.
Business as mission (BAM) is an ongoing topic of discussion and has yielded much interest. Michael Baer’s aptly titled new book addresses this topic from personal experience and with a practical tone.
Buying Africans by the thousands at slave markets, evangelizing but not fully freeing them and forming them into faith communities and then resettling them in new sites as missionaries is a mission strategy that would startle even those who have never heard of contextualization.
Conversion and Apostasy
Having ministered in Turkey for over twenty years and planted a Muslim Background Believer (MBB) church, I read Ziya Meral’s article, “Conversion and Apostasy” (October 2006), with great interest.
The majority of evangelical Christians now live in the southern hemisphere. God has multiplied his Church in Latin America, Africa and southern Asia. This success story in world missions carries a nagging concern.
Juan is a farmer and the lead elder of a small village church in the high Andes. Kofi teaches theology at an African seminary and is writing several articles for a new contextualized Bible Encyclopedia.
As a professional therapist, I am often approached by Christian women who are asked to help others in emotional distress. “How do I help this woman?” is the usual question. Since more women tend to seek help from acquaintances rather than trained professionals, I am delighted to have discovered Kitchen Table Counseling, a valid and very helpful book for these lay counselors.