The call to missions is very similar to the call to any other vocation–it relies on recognizing when and how God speaks.
- Webinar: The People Group Paradigm in 2020: Relevant for Today, Relic from the Past or Something in Between?Thu Jan 9 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
- Webinar: Reading in 360 DegreesThu Jan 23 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
- Emerging Leaders TrainingMon Feb 3 2020, 05:30pm EST - Thu Feb 6 2020, 03:00pm EST
- A Consultation on Mission Agency Church Engagement: A Missiological
Reflection and Practical ApplicationMon Feb 10 2020, 08:30am EST - Tue Feb 11 2020, 04:30pm EST
- Webinar: Frontier People Groups: Clarifying the Remaining Pioneering Mission TaskThu Feb 20 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
In many “bibles,” the identity of Jesus is severly alienated by the change in two phrases: “Son of God” and “Lord.”
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.