Serving war-ravaged refugees, including indigenous Christian groups, in the Middle East requires extra cultural and religious sensitivity among missionaries living in cultures that do not value religious freedom, experts say. 

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 07 August 2014 14:26

Taking stock of mission endeavors

Compelling programming that makes a meaningful impact in the world draws people in. But what about when it doesn’t?

Published in Talk With the Preacher

The Church at Convergence in Alexandria, Va., hopes the sculpture garden it is creating will expand its influence in the community and help in the economic revival of the city's West End.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 17 July 2014 18:37

The complexity of short-term missions

It has to be more than religious tourism.

Published in Commentaries

A post-Christian culture means churches no longer enjoy privileged status in their communities, and must work to be part of their neighborhoods.

Published in Congregations

Increasingly, mission trips are evaluated not only by the impact on the target area, but on those who minister. It’s a shift in attitudes toward domestic and international outreach.

Published in Organizations

Organization leaders say college and graduate students are more interested in longer-term, relationship-building projects than they are in quick-hit mission experiences. 

Published in Organizations
Monday, 09 December 2013 19:18

Church rehabs home for ministry outreach

First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, rebuilds home for urban missionaries, offering a glimpse of "the renewal of the church," pastor says.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 11 November 2013 16:19

Debating doctorates in a missional world

Post-modern church author and speaker Brian McLaren says doctorates and other advanced degrees will have a place in missional and other church movements, while others doubt that Millennials and many young Christians will care their pastor has a Ph.D. 

Published in Theology
Monday, 07 October 2013 14:16

Retirement marks shift in CBF missions

Shelia and Arville Earl retired Sept. 30 after 20 years as CBF field personnel, reminding Fellowship Baptists that the face of global missions is ever-changing.

Published in People
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