Blogging on the Move

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Dec

Scattered and Gathered: A Global Compendium of Diaspora Missiology

Edited by Sadiri Joy Tira and Tetsunao Yamamori Foreword by Chris Wright  [ORDER NOW]   The 21st Century is marked by mass migration. Massive population movements of the last century have radically challenged our study and practice of “mission fields.” Where the church once rallied to go out into “the regions beyond,” Christian missions is currently required to respond and adapt to “missions around.”  In this multi-authored, inter-disciplinary volume, leading evangelical theologians, bible scholars, missiologists, and migration strategists and practitioners analyse the development of missions to the migrants and develop an understanding of the contemporary church’s opportunities and responsibility vis-à-vis...
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13
Nov

Diaspora Missions: Diaspora Churches as Equal Partners in Mission

Over the past couple of years, the refugee crisis has hit epic levels, and although for now our news feeds may not be filled with current information on this humanitarian crisis, according to the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, “1 in every 113 people globally is now either an asylum-seeker, internally displaced, or a refugee—a level of risk for which UNHCR knows no precedent.” This is unacceptable. Beyond just understanding how to care for and minister to refugees, a large group of people belong to the broader category of “migrant”—someone who moves outside their country of origin for work or...
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2
Nov

People on the Move in the Borderless World

People on the Move in the Borderless World Featured in the month of November 2016 on the Christianity Today blog by Ed Stetzer, The Exchange, are articles from some of GDN’s top reflective practitioners.  We how you will read the entire series and share it broadly. See links to each article below: In 2015, IMO declared: the year 2015 was the Year of the Migrants. The 21st Century world — a world that the Creator-Redeemer God loves is a different world from 2000 years ago when the Apostle John wrote: “for God so loved the world that he gave his...
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