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ISIS Flag Flies in Asia’s Most Christian Country
Islamist insurgence in the southern Philippines forces Christians to flee, hide, or die.
Islamist insurgence in the southern Philippines forces Christians to flee, hide, or die.
Protestantism after 500 Years
By 2040, half of all Protestants will live in Africa.
The remaining countries in the top ten are in Africa (two) or Asia (three). Over the past century, Africa and Asia have seen the fastest growth of Protestants.
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
Eight years ago, while working on my M.Div., I led a short-term team to work with college students in a large city in Asia. Will Brooks, Ph.D., teaches at a seminary in Asia.
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
After hosting multiple orality training workshops and using orality on mission trips in Asia, Africa, and Central America, a church in the Midwest is now using these methods in their
Asia Bibi Case Delayed by Pakistan Supreme Court
Christian mother of five is the first woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan.
Christian mother of five is the first woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan.
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
of honor-shame. Jackson Wu is a professor of theology and missiology for Chinese pastors in East Asia. He blogs at jacksonwu.org. His books include
Christian Governor of Jakarta Jailed, Found Guilty of Blasphemy
Indonesian court gives Ahok harsher sentence than prosecutors requested.
Indonesian court gives Ahok harsher sentence than prosecutors requested.
‘Worst Year Yet’: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian
Islamic extremism now has a rival, according to 2017 World Watch List.
nationalism. Thus, Asia increasingly merits concern alongside the Middle East, according to the 2017 World Watch List (WWL) released today by Open Doors.
Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?Subscriber Access Only
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
becoming more crucial, Hirst said. “Organizations in Africa, Latin America, and South Asia are growing and developing,” he said. “They're taking on more
Perched on the Shoulders of Giants (Part 1)
Building on Legacy for the Sake of Mission
When I came to Eastbrook, there were many stories of what had come before, but two loomed large. One story arose from a relationship with house church leaders in Asia.
Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage Subscriber Access Only
A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children.
groups together. She gathered data from 1,300 children ages 6 to 15 who were in orphanages and 1,400 who were in family care in Asia and Africa. Her
Growing Young
Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church
roles, including as a youth pastor in the Reformed Church of America, ministry director with Youth for Christ, and missionary with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Europe and Asia.
Lawsuit Claims Gospel for Asia Misused Most Donations to 10/40 Window
(UPDATED) Citing 'innocent until proven guilty,' GFA calls class-action suit a 'blessing' for chance to put allegations to rest.
(UPDATED) Citing 'innocent until proven guilty,' GFA calls class-action suit a 'blessing' for chance to put allegations to rest.
The Nations Have Come to Our Cities
We cannot overlook the influx of "the nations" ready for the gospel.
an international in Chicago. I remember living overseas in Southeast Asia and how lonely I felt during Thanksgiving and Christmas. When I noticed how
Red Tape: China Wants to Constrict Christian Activities with 26 New Rules
Both official and house churches now face bigger threat than cross removal campaign.
Both official and house churches now face bigger threat than cross removal campaign.
Report Details Why Gospel for Asia Lost ECFA Membership
Longtime board member releases documents on missions agency’s troubled management.
Longtime board member releases documents on missions agency's troubled management.
The Most Dangerous Thing About Being a Missionary in a Hostile Country
It all depends on how you understand ‘safety.’
So dangerous in fact, that Peterson won't mention the name of the country (which is somewhere in Southeast Asia). She returned to Southeast Asia—to a more open country, Cambodia.
Why Gospel for Asia Got Kicked Out of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability
One of the world’s largest missions agencies denies wrongdoing and vows to improve.
One of the world's largest missions agencies denies wrongdoing and vows to improve.
Nury VittachiSubscriber Access Only
The Asian columnist employs subversive humor amid religious and government tensions.
But they're especially difficult, even dangerous, to cover when you're a journalist addressing religious opposition and challenging the most repressive governments throughout Asia.
Beyond Asia Bibi: International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2015
(UPDATED) A roundup of the good and the bad reported by international religious freedom watchdogs.
Gleanings. Beyond Asia Bibi: International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2015. Now Pakistan's Aasiya Noreen (popularly known as Asia Bibi) could be next.
Top Story June 28, 2017
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
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