mission

  • 18 Oct 2012

    Ekklesia's Simon Barrow will be the keynote speaker at LGCM's annual meeting in London on Saturday 27 October. His theme will be 'Redeeming Christianity from the Margins'.

  • 16 Aug 2012

    Methodist Church leaders are being invited to attend the first meeting of a forum that aims to work with people at engaging in their local communities.

  • 13 Jul 2012

    The Church of England has still not positively resolved the issue of women bishops, notes Savi Hensman. Both deeper listening and clearer leadership are needed in affirming a vision of an inclusive, mission-oriented church open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit.

  • 14 Jun 2012

    Missionaries in Palestine during the period from the First World War until the Israeli declaration of the state and the connected Palestinian Nakba of 1948 were determined, they continually argued, to stay out of the controversy and not take sides, Dr Michael Marten reminds us. But what do concepts of 'neutrality', 'fairness' and 'respect' mean in the midst of conflict, in complex lesions of history and in its writing? Tidiness may be convenient but damaging to both truthfulness and the search for justice.

  • 2 Apr 2012

    Delegates to a World Council of Churches gathering have noted Christianity's significant growth in the global South, and the need for better partnerships.

  • 28 Mar 2012

    World Council of Churches' mission delegates have spent half a day with a community living at a garbage dumpsite on the outskirts of Manila, Philippines.

  • 20 Mar 2012

    Some 300 global church leaders will be gathering in Manila from 22 to 27 March for a pre-assembly of the WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism.

  • 25 Jan 2012

    the most appropriate usage of the term ‘religious conversion’ seems to be – at best – as a descriptor of certain historical attempts to pursue a particular strategy of Christianisation, says Dr Michael Marten. In this form it is best put behind us, but it raises important questions about the contested nature of Christianity and its mission(s).

  • 2 Aug 2011

    Tributes from from Christians of widely differing backgrounds across the world have been pouring in for British evangelical leader John Stott, who died last week.

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Collections of books on anthropology, new religious movements, the history of Christian mission, various regions in Africa and Asia, and related subjects are being offered free of charge (other than any dispersal costs) to interested libraries, institutions or individuals. Historic copies of several missions and African studies journals are also available.