Here are some specific ways in which you may want to help your team members individually and corporately nurture their faith.
Cross-cultural outreach does not mean you have to leave your country! Cross-cultural interaction happens everywhere and we can provide you with various suggestions for such placements.
El Salvador is experiencing an average of thirteen homicides a day. These homicides are visible symptoms of a society and church deeply fractured along economic, political and religious lines. Yet it was not “death” but “life” that I will remember from my visit to El Salvador.
I came to Grand Rapids from Scotland to work as part of the co-opted staff with the news team here, to cover the unification of the two main ecumenical groups of Reformed churches throughout the world. And here's my story!
Your experience and effectiveness will be greatly enriched if you are intentional about the spiritual dimensions of your journey, before, during, and after the trip.
As we begin to think of the heart and scope of the Gospel and embracing a missional understanding of the church, the ramifications for the local church will be subtle but significant.
"Double vision” involves the ability to see the world from the perspective of another person or culture without losing the unique perspective of our own experience or culture. That means, even professing the same Lord and observing the same events, we as Christians can still view things from distinct angles.
The following six principles appear and reappear in Scripture, in the history of the church and pockets of current missional practices.
If you are a first-time member of the group in your congregation that is responsible for global mission, you are trying to start such a group, or you are simply looking for ways to revitalize the global outreach of your church, this article is for you.