Supporting churches in mission

Over the last few months we’ve visited a number of churches to share about our work in the Amazon. We’ve also been asked about how churches can support global mission so here are 5 suggestions: Make mission a key value of the church. Global mission is part of a bigger call to be witnesses and... Continue Reading →

Transcending Mission: A review

Over the last couple of months, whilst back in the UK, I’ve been reading a number of books. Michael Stroope Transcending Mission (IVP academic 2017) is one. It’s a serious, well-argued book that sets out to show why we should abandon the word mission (as well as missions, missional and the rest). Anyone involved in... Continue Reading →

Another day in paradise?

Last week Lori wrote some reflections on her first six months in Peru, now it is Neil’s turn: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Not so much the tale of two cities but of the twin responses to living in Nauta. I’ve often felt both emotions on the same... Continue Reading →

What is normal?

Anticipating a quiet month was clearly a mistake. It’s true that we have been focused on just getting on with various aspects of the work, but things are never straightforward in the jungle. So what does a normal week look like? A significant part of Neil’s week is devoted to developing the training course. As... Continue Reading →

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