I remember it as clear as yesterday. Ahmet had left Islam and decided to follow Jesus. In the Middle Eastern country where I served, this was not illegal, but it also wasn’t easy. After a few months of walking with Jesus, Ahmet approached me and said, “Chris, now that I’ve become a Christian, tell me what our religious […]
I didn’t even remember the phone call. One evening when I was loafing around the house an Arabophone brother called me from a foreign country and had some questions about our small Arabophone fellowship, Kanisa. What did we believe? I answered: we had an evangelical orientation and confessed the Apostles’ and Nicene creeds. Did we belong to a particular […]
It was a sunny day in Glasgow and the preacher was speaking to thousands of people in one of the large parks of the city. I had attended with a number of friends from a Christian campus ministry in Edinburgh where I was working on my PhD in Divinity (focus, World Christianity. Shameless plug: buy the book.)
The preacher in […]
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of Anglican Frontier Missions, AFM founder, The Rev. Canon Tad de Bordenave, oversaw the compilation and editing of 17 chapters that make up AFM’s 25th anniversary book, Shadows from Light Unapproachable.
Providing a holistic if not exhaustive look at frontier missions and an Anglican approach to world evangelization, this book […]
Don’t put them to sleep.
Here they come! Support letters asking for prayer and/or financial support. For over 30 years I encouraged would-be missionaries to write them. But now I am starting to receive them. Heck! We all receive them…sometimes one a week. They seem to come in endless supply […]