The arrival of the Millennials launched much discussion about how generational shifts impact missions.
- 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: Obedient NationsThu Feb 13 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
- Webinar: Frontier People Groups: Clarifying the Remaining Pioneering Mission TaskThu Feb 20 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
I have had the privilege of spending most of my ministry career with Converge, a movement of 1300+ churches in the US and many others around the world that exists to help people meet, know and follow Jesus by starting and strengthening churches together worldwide.
Patronage is a central part of global cultures and the biblical story of God’s mission. Misunderstanding patronage creates problems not only for Westerners ministering in other cultures, but also for contemporary people reading the Bible.
Looking back at my personal history of starting new things versus finishing those same things, I am absolutely convinced it is part of our innate human nature to receive greater enjoyment from the excitement of birthing new things.
In this podcast, Ted interviews Mike Latsko of Vision 5:9 on the status of Unreached People Group thinking.
Why would you take a children’s puppet show to one of the most violent prisons in a country known for its violent prisons? Amid the ongoing economic and political crisis besetting Venezuela, a team from TWR’s national partner has been on the road much of the summer to stage live puppet shows based on its popular children’s broadcast, “Pedrito el Pulpo” (Little Peter the Octopus).
In a world where always-connected smart devices and search algorithms educate and entertain, “digital Babylon” is the new context for discipleship. This bookreveals findings from a three-year research study of young Christians whose faith remains resilient even in exile. Barna president David Kinnaman teams up with former executive director of Youth Specialties Mark Matlock unveiling new research that uncovers what’s working, positing five practices that contribute to resilience. Enter the world of resilient young adult Christians and learn how they are sustaining faith.
This book helps us to understand how teams come together with varying expectations of what team life should be. Eenigenburg and Grumelot offer ideas and positive practices of valuing one another. Their observations are based on a survey of 289 missionaries, representing 12 mission agencies, where they glean practices not only to help team members build unity and understanding of each other, but also to enable greater effectiveness in ministry. The book will also help agencies make moves to better prepare for the increasingly single next generation of field workers.
Keeping in touch with people who we don’t see regularly takes initiative.
After decades of relative openness and tolerance, China under President Xi Jinping has adopted a decidedly less tolerant attitude towards religion in general, and Christianity in particular. In this webinar we will talk about what this new restrictive environment looks like on a practical level, not only for local believers, but for foreign Christians as well.