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Mission, missions, missional?

by Shawna Songer Gaines on 09/01/2011 Several years ago, I went to Tecate, Mexico, for a missions trip. One day the local pastor’s family made us an amazing lunch: carne asada tacos. The basic elements are tortillas, carne asada-style...

The Church as Missionary: Biblical Foundations

by Howard Culbertson on 08/23/2011 If you were to ask people attending a service of your church this week for a list of Bible passages having to do with world mission, how many verses would be on their lists?The first missionary...

Why words matter

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 08/23/2011 Communication is a tricky, sticky thing. If you’ve ever had a conflict or misunderstanding with a friend, parent or spouse, you know this is true.The art of communication – the expression of thoughts...

Review: 'With Cords of Love: A Wesleyan Response to Religious Pluralism'

by Greg Crofford on 12/01/2010 Ours is a global village. With hundreds of religions laying claim to truth, what should be the Christian response? More specifically, does the Wesleyan tradition within Christianity provide any tools...

Review: Where is the "mission field"?

by Greg Crofford on 08/24/2010 Where is the "mission field"? As a boy growing up in an evangelical church the United States, it never seemed like too tough a question. It was "over there," meaning anywhere outside my country....

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