I wrote on Facebook: I called it an ‘evangelistic conversation’ but I really don’t like the term. ‘Evangelism’ can have negative connotations of conquest and for 200 years Africa has been the plaything of European imperial ambition (let alone the colonisation that came before that). This conversation highlighted that poignantly. […]
We’re back early from Arusha and the last few evenings on the St John’s university oval, there’s been some sort of rally. We think they’re just using the oval rather than it being a student thing — semester doesn’t start for another two weeks and students aren’t really back yet. […]
You know when you watch an TV show that’s about some crisis in a foreign country and the CIA director or the American president asks, ‘how good’s our intel?’ It’s a good question, because what you hear or assume and the reality on the ground can be quite different. During […]
Surprised by Oxford is a memoir of Carolyn Weber‘s (then Carolyn Drake) first year at Oxford. She arrives in the autumn and by spring has become a Christian. This is a story of how you might wish all evangelism went. She meets a stack of incredibly smart, thoughtful people who […]
Here’s the final of our iCatechisms for now. 321 was released one year ago by Glen Scrivener in the UK. 321 is designed as a catechism with evangelism in mind, not the other way around, so it’s less dependent on a hook for outsiders.
Last time we looked at a tool widely used in Australia, and the next of our ‘iCatechisms’ has the same basic approach — but with a few big tweaks. It’s dubbed ‘the big story’ and has been developed by James Choung, who is currently the national director of evangelism for […]
A series about digital summaries of Christianity Last time I asked if forgiveness is the best story we have to tell, and now I want to show you three bite-sized versions of what we believe. Each one has a different angle, with its own pros and cons, and each one […]