The occidental missions (English & Spanish)

The occidental missions and their roll in the third millennium  “Join with others in following my example,  brothers, and take note of those who live according to the pattern we gave you” Php. 3:17  The roll the occidental missions willRead more…

Iberoamerican Church and the Missions Movement

A time for gratitude: A church that experiences the work of the Holy Spirit  “And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.” (Acts 11:21).  To begin with, we wantRead more…

Globalization of Charismatic Christianity

One of the developments within Christianity that has attracted most attention in both theologians as well as anthropologists and sociologists of religion, is the almost explosive spread its Pentecostal-charismatic (p / c) expression. The rapid increase in the last twoRead more…

The Frontier of Mission Advance is Shifting

During my recent tour through Michigan teaching the infamous “Lesson 14” of Perspectives(“Pioneer Church Planting”), one of my primary emphases was that in the 21st century, the frontiers of mission are shifting radically.  In the latter part of the 20th century, RalphRead more…

Global trends 2030 – Citizens in an interconnected and polycentric world

This report contains the findings of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) research project. The EUISS was commissionedon Global Trends 2030. The report intends to give a European perspective on the global challenges in future.The report identifies severalRead more…

Our Language No Longer Matters, or So We Thought

Today’s post reveals one final, surprising conclusion of a recent experiment in the Gofa community of Ethiopia. In case you missed it, you can learn more about that experiment in Measuring the Spiritual Impact of Scripture Translation? Yes, It’s Possible!Read more…

Missison Must Be Ecumenical

If we are to live as “resident aliens” in the West, as I suggested at the end of my article last week, then we will have to understand that there are several significant elements to the real success of ourRead more…