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Eid al-Adha: Exploring the Gospel through Ishmael, Isaac, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

Today marks the last day of the Islamic festival ‘Eid Al-Adha.’ To celebrate, we have published this guest post by Ralph Adair. You can read more about Ralf and read the original post here. It was as if I had found a portal back to Old Testament times. Standing next to my friend Salim,* I …

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Unreached People Groups – An Introduction

At the Unreached Network, we are often asked, “What do you mean by the term ‘Unreached People’? So we wanted to run a little series on our blog to begin to explain, to unpack who these ‘Unreached People’ are that we keep going on about and what we can do to reach them.  This blog …

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Christian Medical Fellowship

The Unreached Network is pleased to commend these excellent upcoming training events hosted by our friends at the Christian Medical Fellowship. Whether you are a healthcare worker working cross culturally, or a local church supporting refugees, you will find these courses relevant and the connections you make invaluable. Some of these trainings will also be …

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Supporting our Returners

As sending churches, we invest time, prayer, finance and care in preparing and supporting people who are going on overseas mission, it is equally important that we give the same level of care and support to those who are returning. 

80 Not Out

For well over 30 years Nigel was full time administrator to Terry Virgo and the Newfrontiers apostolic team. Read his Autobiography here.

Dear Church – Extended Collaboration

Instead of ‘welcome home’ we prefer ‘welcome back’ because we don’t always know what you mean when you talk about ‘home’ and might not be feeling the relief and comfort that you are expecting us to. Instead of relief we could be missing, friends our routine and time to study.

Brueggemann on Hope

Just re-reading Walter Brueggemann’s classic book, The Prophetic Imagination. Here is a wonderful passage on hope: The prophet has only the means of word, spoken word and acted word, to contradict the presumed reality of his or her community. The prophet is to provide the wherewithal whereby hope becomes possible again to a community of kings …

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Sitting in Athens thinking about history

Sitting in Athens thinking about history. Anthony Sattin’s book Nomads: The Wanderers who Shaped our World is therapeutic and persuasive in its argument that the modernist telling of history represents ‘an invisible line’ through to civilisation and progress as defined in the West, to ‘people like us.’ In this idea, settledness, dominion over nature, and …

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Global Humility- A Book, A Challenge, A Prayer

Global Humility- A Book, A Challenge, A Prayer This post was written and published by Marilyn. It first appeared on ‘A Life Overseas‘ and is used here with her permission. You can find Marilyn’s bio along with links to her book Between Worlds and her blog: Communicating Across Boundaries at the end of this post. …

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“We Are Not The Hero.” A Review.

Jean Johnson, We Are Not the Hero: A Missionary’s Guide For Sharing Christ, Not A Culture of Dependency. Sisters, Oregon: Deep River Books, 2012. A Review by Susie Howe. When I was in primary school, I already had a fierce passion for justice for those who were poor or oppressed. Whenever anyone teased or bullied …

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The Bethlehem Story: Advent Series of Videos

The Bethlehem Story is a series of daily videos following the story of the little town in Palestine from the death of Rachel to the birth of Christ. This Christmas, visit Bethlehem with us online. Join the shepherds and the wise men. Explore overlooked Old Testament characters and examine unexpected oracles. Join me in a …

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Decolonising Multilingualism by Alison Phipps. A review.

Phipps, Alison. Decolonising Multilingualism: Struggles to Decreate. Multilingual Matters, 2019. A review by Andy McCullough. I’ve been asked to review the best book I’ve read in recent years on language. Hands down, it’s this book. This is a book by an academic, but it made me cry. This is not a Christian book, but it …

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Motus Dei: The Movement of God to Disciple the Nations

Motus Dei: The Movement of God to Disciple the Nations <https://missionbooks.org/products/motus-dei> releases on October 19. You’re invited to the Virtual Book Launch on October 20, 9:00-9:45am Central Time US. Register here https://bit.ly/MotusDei and attend for a chance to win a free hard copy and a discount code for purchases. Here is the event schedule: *    Endorsement …

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