Mission Matters: Love Says Go by Tim Chester, Inter-Varsity Press, 2015. All page numbers indicated below are Kindle locations. Tim Chester‘s short new book is a call to world mission. It’s concise and comprehensive — and it may just have been written for the wrong century. The book opens with […]
How do we join together word and deed, evangelism and social engagement, conversion and liberation? The problem has been posed in various ways by different people, and with a range of answers. It’s an issue I’ve been dancing around for some time, and last year at St Andrew’s Hall I began […]
This weekend I started Philip Jenkins’ fantastic (and very readable) The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South. He traces the issues that have divided the global Christian world in modern times: gender, sexual morality and homosexuality, and looking for reasons for why ‘the West’ and […]
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.