Keeping the Focus on Reaching Unreached Peoples

Mission is more than reaching unreached peoples but it certainly is not less than reaching unreached peoples. And the reason for this is really quite simple – reaching unreached peoples is where God’s redemptive mission starts for every person on the planet!God’s will is that none perish but that all come to repentance (2 Pe…

Interpreting Scripture in the Context of Mission

Scripture must be interpreted in the context of mission! Wow, quite a statement, and one that not all seminary professors might be comfortable with, nor most pastors, I would hasten to add!  In fact, I would surmise that the vast majority of church leaders today, regardless of their field of leadership, would quite possibly find…

Has Mission Come Full Circle?

Have we come full circle? Do we find ourselves, today, in a mission context very similar to that of Paul and the early Church?

Critical Issues: Defining ‘MISSION’ and Mission Terms

The word ‘mission’ has been defined both by theology and context. The context, for the past two hundred years, has been the ‘modern missionary movement’ that began, developed and grew during the Colonial period of world history.

Mobilization – As A Journey

Mobilization is a journey, not an event. Seminars, courses and other mobilization programs are the events. The journey into active and fruitful participation in the world Christian movement is a journey that demands many ‘events’ and a lot of personal processing of what these events provide, in the form of new information and challenges.