missionary

  • 31 Oct 2013

    In the bi-centenary of David Livingstone's birth, Harecourt United Reformed Church is hosting an evening of conversation to reflect on the legacy of 19th century mission on contemporary London.

  • 14 Jun 2013

    Muff, County Donegal, near Derry, Ireland - A gathering of returned missionaries at the Island of Saints and Scholars Centre (IOSAS) recalled the long tradition of Irish people leaving families and friends and going overseas, for life, to bring the Gospel message of God's love and to build up the community of justice and faith.

  • 5 Feb 2013

    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 to interested libraries, institutions or individuals.

  • 8 Nov 2012

    The Scottish Government has announced at least £1.2 million to kick start vital projects next year that will help communities in Malawi out of poverty.

  • 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'.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 31 Mar 2011

    Competition for cheap doctors from health-rich nations, including Britain, is threatening the future of one of the world’s poorest countries.

  • 27 Aug 2009

    Both the world and the world Christian movement stands "at a crossroads" on issues of global change, says the World Council of Churches' moderator at the WCC's central committee.

  • 5 Jan 2009

    A British missionary couple sentenced to one year's hard labour for writing emails which were interpreted as criticising the Gambian government are hoping for a pardon after a public apology.