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Category Creation

John Piper tweeted (yes, that’s a word in my vocabulary now) yesterday, “Harder and just as urgent, alongside contextualization, is category creation.” Almost all modern missionary training emphasizes the importance of contextualized ministry. That is, as we enter another culture, we must give careful thought to how to communicate the Gospel so that it is […]

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Missionary Crutches

I was back home in China this past week. Still fighting some final skirmishes with jet lag. But a great trip – got to spend lots of time with the pastors and with the good group of young men who are preparing for pastoral ministry. Taught through 2 Timothy a couple hours a night over […]

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The Church that Paul Built

There’s a lot at stake when we address our understanding of Paul’s ministry. The bulk of our missiology comes from his missionary travels. What is the missionary’s goal? How is the missionary supported? Who does the missionary target? When does the missionary move on? How does the missionary preach? These are all questions that are […]

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