Month: June 2013

Differing approaches to serving overseas

This is a wonderful time to have a global perspective. God’s people are serving all over the world: interacting with people and discovering their needs. As a result of this engagement the church has expanded what it does to respond these needs. Global service used to be perceived as “Bible focused” (such as Bible translation, church…

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With such a checkered history why should I get involved in overseas work?

I am going to take a bit of a detour here from my previous posts. Some people think that overseas work has been overly tarnished by colonialism. I was recently in a meeting when I was asked: “Why should our friend get involved overseas when the history of working overseas is replete with so many mistakes?”…

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