Know their culture
“For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win the more…I have become all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” (1 Cor. 9:19, 22)
I recently shared my conversion s...Read More
Great stories stir great action
Several mission stories have impacted me personally, including one about a missionary who led 903 radical Muslim jihadists to Christ as he obeyed the Lord and went to serve where his colleague had been previously martyred. The other is Sam...Read More
Children in missions – get them involved now
The 25-year-old who had attended one of our missions training programmes queried, “how come I have never heard these things even though I have been in church all my life?” She was concerned that she had never learnt about unreached peoples and...Read More
The pastor is key
A few years ago, a church invited me to speak on missions for two nights. I was excited about this opportunity but I had mixed feelings. How many people would show up for a missions conference on a Wednesday night?
In my experience, ...Read More
Is missionary training necessary?
Is missionary training necessary in 2021? Why should we bother investing in ministry training? One may think if you are a Christian and you have a calling from the Lord, then you are ready to step out and be a missionary. But is being a Christian ...Read More
Why do we have to reach Muslims?
I was recently asked to teach a course on “Christianity and other World Religions” at a theological institution. As I prepared my lectures, I came across an article by a mission leader who reaches Muslims. He estimated that 99 per cent of Chri...Read More
Throughout history, migration and Christian missions have gone hand in hand. In the book of Acts, we notice that the persecuted believers in Jerusalem started sharing the gospel as they migrated (Acts 8:4). Andrew Walls notes that:
It is ea...Read More
African missions agencies
Africa has been the centre of missions for over two centuries. Many missionaries came when Africa was considered a “dark continent” and laboured until Christianity was established. Today the landscape looks completely dif...Read More
COVID closes the door, technology opens the window
In the New Testament, Paul wrote many letters to communicate his messages. He was leveraging the technology he had at the time to disseminate the message of Jesus Christ. In fact, during his time of incarceration, he became especially effective in...Read More
Unity through diversity
Our world has become very diverse and is becoming more diverse as people move around more easily and quickly than in previous years. Both corporate businesses and Christian organisations seek ways to improve their places of work and ministry in or...Read More