Missions Dialogue: Self-Sustaining Church Models

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 […]

Disrupting Church in the City – Returning To True Normal

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 […]

SCGM ANNUAL LECTURE 2020

DISRUPTION, CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE MISSIONAL CHRISTIAN Synopsis Throughout history, the people of God have experienced disruptions of all kinds – migration, war, famine, pandemics and even technological shifts. In face of these challenges, they have sometimes faltered, while on other occasions thrived and prospered. What spiritual principles and habits can we learn from them […]

Stories From the Field (II)

Synopsis In this second part of our Stories from the Field  series, we have invited 4 missions workers to join us to share about their personal experiences and lessons learned while serving in the cross-cultural mission field. We have sought a diversity of experiences and ways by which these workers have engaged in missions overseas. Read […]

SCGM MBF July 2020 | Stories From the Field (I)

Synopsis We have invited missions workers to join us in this series of Stories From The Field to share their personal journey in preparation to go into their respective missions fields. In the first of this 2-part series, 3 of them will be sharing their own stories from the field and how they have discerned […]

FROM THE DESERT TO THE CITY: Environmental Stewards & Priests of Creation

Christians struggle to justify why we need to engage in environmental care. While it may appear to be a secular issue, it is actually a spiritual one. Our need to care for creation stems from a theological understanding of our roles in Christ’s New Creation, rather than practical and social concerns for the ecological crisis […]

COVID – A Reorienting Moment

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?

Global Transmission, Global Mission

A written compilation of observations and reflections by Jason Mandryk (Operation World) on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Looking Ahead: Global Missions in a Post-Pandemic World

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.