Sudan is Africa’s largest nation. As I write this, it is about to split in two. This time it will be official. The South is currently holding a referendum that will almost certainly result in a call for its independence. I have friends among the Melbourne voters for whom this is […]
Why Africa? Compared with where we’re heading, this video is about a different dimension of ministry, in different parts of Africa, from a different sending group. Yet it’s the same church, the same world, the same mission. “Why haven’t the missionaries returned? … In the past there were missionaries who loved […]
I’ve blogged previously about the objections others have raised to us going to Tanzania. I’ve encountered a new one recently. Here it is: You’re too smart to go to Africa.
More… Following Tamie’s earlier post, as we keep thinking things through before our first visit.
So, why go to Africa? Long term? or just for this visit? I thought I’d thought about this before but this week I’ve had a number of conversations that have caused me to re-visit this as Christians have discouraged me from our current long term plan to work in Tanzania.
Mission is not a Western business! This post opens up some of the headshifts that we need to make (as I suggested last post). It’s based on an ‘Issues in Missiology’ class; the material is largely from David Williams.
When we left Adelaide at the end of 2008, Tamie and I were exploring ministry in Europe. Last year, those plans changed, particularly when we heard about a potential opportunity in Tanzania! In a few weeks’ time, we’re off to Europe with 44 other Ridley students for the Reformation History […]