Sweet charity

Last week I went to a lecture put on by the Centre for Theology and Justice in Manchester (the annual David Goodbourn lecture). The speaker was Michael H Taylor, one time principal of Northern Baptist College, subsequently CEO of Christian Aid for 12 years and now, among other things Emeritus Professor of Social Theology at... Continue Reading →

Overview of mission in Latin America

I've been a regular listener to the Global Missions Podcast for a while now. It's produced in Canada and has a North American perspective but covers a wide range of mission orientated topics which has helped me broaden my understanding of global mission and its practice. The latest episode interviews Decio de Carvalho of Comibam,... Continue Reading →

Rethinking Mission 2: Being a guest

I’m a poor host but I’m learning to be a better guest. Nothing has struck me as forcefully about the need to rethink how we approach mission than the idea of the missionary as a guest. Perhaps it’s my western hero complex that wants to go to another country to ‘make a difference’ but going... Continue Reading →

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