Experiencing Dialogue

A response to Chawkat Moucarry’s ‘A Plea For Dialogue.’  Commending Jesus Christ is my yearning in the many opportunities for dialogue that I experience. “A Lifelong Journey with Islam” is just that kind of winsome defence for a dialogical engagementRead more…

Building A Common Society

A response to Chawkat Moucarry’s ‘A Plea For Dialogue.’   Of late, dialogue between Muslims and Western Christian academicians has moved from defensive polemics to more constructive discourse that seeks to achieve mutual understanding. Every effort is made to setRead more…

The Audacity Of Dialogue

  A response to Chawkat Moucarry’s ‘A Plea For Dialogue.’ I am from northern Nigeria. My home state is in the region that has been characterized by incessant religious violence between Muslims and Christians. Today, the city of Kaduna, whichRead more…

The Urgency Of Orality

There is an urgency to win the winnable. Much effort has gone into identifying the winnable and evangelizing toward planting growing churches. Within the past two decades the mission agencies have realized that while some progress was being made, thatRead more…

Rick Langer Responds to Sanctity of Life and Disability

To facilitate a truly global conversation, we ask Christian leaders from around the world to respond to the Global Conversation’s lead articles. These points of view do not necessarily represent the Lausanne Movement. They are designed to stimulate discussion fromRead more…

A Bible College Principal Responds to Mark Snowden

To facilitate a truly global conversation, we ask Christian leaders from around the world to respond to the Global Conversation’s lead articles. These points of view do not necessarily represent the Lausanne Movement. They are designed to stimulate discussion fromRead more…

Speak their Language; Expect Results

There are over 6,900 known living languages.  This is something of a socio-political evaluation, but in any case there are many different languages that Christians would need to know in order to spread the gospel.  I would like to addRead more…

Meaning is Found in Context

For a word, there is no meaning outside of context. In a way, that is also true for stories. Consider an iceberg. When we tell or hear a story, all that is understood about that story is the tip ofRead more…

Bible Understanding:Text and Cultural Context

  1. Bible Availability2. Bible Awareness3. Bible Use4. Bible Understanding5. Bible Engagement      “Does Christ protect Christians from witchcraft? Can a Christian become a witch or do witchcraft without even meaning to?” This discussion at a Scripture Engagement workshop in CôteRead more…