Synopsis The COVID-19 disruptions have surfaced critical issues in missions that underscore the importance of self-sustaining church models. How can mission communities use local resources to develop efficacious yet easily reproducible solutions for the local church? Come, listen and discuss with local pastors and missionaries from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand and be part of […]
Synopsis The definition of a “Christian” and “a church” is never complete without its relationship to the community as defined by the mission of God. In this series of missions breakfast talks in August and September, come engage with a variety of speakers as we address the theology and practice of incarnational witness in the City […]
There is good news and bad news. We can rejoice that the biggest lift out of poverty in the history of mankind has happened in our generation. The bad news is that due to the corona virus, restrictions and lockdown measures, we risk a major global setback.
COVID-19 may have caught the church off guard, but it never surprised the Kingdom of Heaven. What if the real path to which God has called us is really to embrace every circumstance and therein to find the reality that our citizenship really is not of this world?
A written compilation of observations and reflections by Jason Mandryk (Operation World) on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
A leadership exercise for those who know Who holds tomorrow.
A crisis accelerates the need to re-think positions and strategies. But above all, we are to continue to proclaim that Jesus is Lord in all circumstances. Jesus is Lord of His church. We are to be faithful in evangelism and the teaching of His Word.
The early church faced a visible threat in Acts 4. However, the battle we are fighting today is more hidden. We faced an invisible threat, the COVID-19. We cannot see it, but it is lethal. However, there are lessons we can learn from the early church as we face the threats, whether visible or invisible.
There are 4 themes we can reflect on in terms of this Covid-19 crisis and the impact and implications on global missions. I will list them simply as the 4Cs, viz., the City, the Church, the Christian Spirituality and the Community.
The world is being shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic. What should happen when we get through this?