by Frampton F. Fox A wide-eyed teenager on a trick bicycle approached me on the sidewalk in front of the parliament building where the diverse collection of Edinburgh 2010 delegates had gathered for a reception. The youth questioned me intensely, “Who are these people!?” What he had seen was a motley collection of ethnicities, cultural . . . read more
- Essentials for Fundraising and Development for Missions AgenciesThu Apr 22 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: The Blessed Alliance—Men and Women Serving God TogetherThu Apr 22 2021, 02:00pm EDT
- Innovation Labs - Session 4Tue Apr 27 2021, 10:00am EDT
- Renew: CEO & Spouse RetreatTue May 4 2021, 03:00pm EDT
- Church Mission Leaders Peer 2 Peer: Diaspora Ministry and the Local ChurchWed May 12 2021, 01:00pm EDT
by Allen Yeh Lausanne has revitalized their movement by launching their Third Congress on World Evangelization (October 17-24, 2010) in Cape Town, South Africa. The first was held in 1974 in Lausanne, Switzerland (where the movement got its namesake); the second in 1989 in Manila. For much of the 1990s, the Lausanne Movement lay rather . . . read more
One of the greatest challenges in my ten years as international director of SIM (Serving In Mission) was to find ways for missionaries with radically different assumptions about leadership to work together in harmony.
Through contact with thousands of Boomers across the U.S. who are considering a future in missions, five significant obstacles seem to be common: faith, finances, fit, family, and fight.
by A. Scott Moreau and Mike O’Rear By the time you read this, the four celebrations of the centenary of Edinburgh 1910 will be behind us. Of the four, Tokyo 20101 (tokyo2010.org) and Capetown 2010 (lausanne.org/cape-town-2010) were most focused on the interests and ongoing passions of evangelicals. Tokyo 2010 issued a clarion call to keep . . . read more
Insider Approach to Muslim Ministry
I appreciate EMQ running an “Insider Approach to Muslim Ministry a Latino Perspective” by Carlos Diaz (July 2010).
by Dyron B. Daughrity Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. 28 Broadway, 18th floor, New York, NY 10006, 290 pages, 2010, $34.95. —Reviewed by Melody J. Wachsmuth, mission journalist in preparation. The challenge of assessing the growth and global movement of Christianity over two thousand years is no small task—it requires a multi-disciplinary study such as is . . . read more
In May 2010 a small but important conference took place under the moniker of “Becoming Globally Friendly.”
by Craig Ott, Stephen J. Strauss, with Timothy C. Tennent Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6287, 432 pages, 2010, $29.99. —Reviewed by Christopher Flanders, assistant professor of missions and director of the Halbert Institute for Missions, Abilene Christian University. In Encountering Theology of Mission, professors of mission and intercultural studies Craig Ott . . . read more
Increasingly, new converts from Islam are asking to be heard through the din. They are asking for empathy as they follow Jesus while maintaining a Muslim identity.