Jeff Lewis joins Matthew Ellison and Ted Esler to talk about missions, revival, and what we can learn from the life of Nikolaus von Zinzendorf. Jeff dispels some of the common myths surrounding Zinzendorf and the Moravians, and shares what he has learned from studying early Moravian primary source materials. They discuss the role revivals play in advancing missions, and what true awakening looks like.
Why do we prioritize the unreached? Don’t the people in Dallas need missionaries as much as the ones in Djibouti? Here’s an explanation that you can use with people who don’t get a lot of missionary jargon.
Southeast Asian governments always never lose elections. Malaysia’s just did … “In an astounding result” (Economist), UMNO/BN lost… Longer read in NYT … Maybe not so astounding: Mahathir used to head UMNO – NPR, NYT
Reuters: Battle of Aleppo ends after years of bloodshed with rebel withdrawal — and more.
USA, North Korea summit canceled: NYT, Economist … NightWatch: “NKor overreach, NKor response conciliatory, seeks ‘do-over'” … Yes, North Korea demolished its nuclear testing site … but the site was too unstable to use anyway
How China trapped Sri Lanka under a mountain of debt … now Sri Lanka is selling infrastructure projects back to China … China: Religion by the numbers – an analysis of State-published data. … Joann Pittman looks at numbers released by the government.