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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.