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.
Religious Life on the High Seas
An interview with Stephen Berry about faith and seafaring when the world traveled mostly by ship.
To give an example, one sailor I came across started a voyage to Asia as a common seaman. After the American Revolution, Asia opened up to American shipping.
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
10 Chinese Christians the Western Church Should Know
Meet the men and women who have rooted the gospel message within the Chinese soul.
Band. Sung was soon known throughout Asia as a fiery preacher whose dramatic behavior on stage and moving songs spoke directly to people's hearts.
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
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.