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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.
North Korea Frees Ailing Canadian Pastor Serving Life Sentence
The Presbyterian minister was arrested on a humanitarian mission in 2015. He returns home due to health concerns.
The Presbyterian minister was arrested on a humanitarian mission in 2015. He returns home due to health concerns.
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.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
Indeed, the “you” included “Parthians, Medes, and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya
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.
Gleanings: September 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Farron later remarked that marginalized Christians “are probably doing something right.”. Philippines: Islamists disrupt Asia's most Christian country. Months
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
Diaspora Missions: East Meets West (and North meets South): Reflections on Polycentric Missions
Christianity is not declining in the U.S., but is being ‘de-Europeanized.'
As Asia, Africa, and Latin America have become the new centers of Christianity and missionary work, they have also exported millions of people all over the world.
Caste Aside: India’s New President Has ‘No Room for Christians’
Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader’s lower-caste loyalties.
Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader's lower-caste loyalties.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Fruitful Near-Culture Church Planters: A Qualitative Study (Part 1)
A survey of near-culture church planters
A survey of near-culture church planters |. Gene Daniels and Pam Arlund. 0; tweet; share; email; print. Gene Daniels (pseudonym) and his family served in Central Asia for twelve years.
Diaspora Missions: Diaspora Churches as Equal Partners in Mission
Hispanic, Korean, Chinese, and Nigerian churches embody the vitality and vibrancy of Global Christianity.
less reflection. We must consider the stupendous growth of the Church in Asia, Africa, and Latin America alongside the rise of global migration. Many
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part Two
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
Will Brooks, Ph.D., teaches at a seminary in Asia. He has more than ten years of experience in pastoral, church planting, and theological training ministries. References.
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
Top Story August 22, 2017
Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
A reminder of humanity’s small part in God’s universe
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