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Reverse Missiology: An Introduction

Passion for Mission Speaker 2017 Israel Olofinjana writes on the concept of “reverse mission”, which is becoming more and more relevant for the church today.

If you live in an urban part of the UK, you have probably noticed the many African, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian churches and Christians in Britain. Perhaps you’ve wondered why all these people are coming and starting churches in the UK?

One popular phrase used to describe this activity is ‘reverse mission’, but what is reverse mission, and why is it a controversial term?Read more

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Multi-ethnic Churches: A Gospel Imperative in a Post Brexit British Society

In the light of the EU Referendum vote that led UK citizens deciding to pull out of the European Union there has been lots of conversations about Brexit and its implications for economics, commerce, trade and society in general. But what implications will Brexit have on the church in the UK or to rephrase the question how shall we do church in a post-Brexit world?  If Brexit is dividing people into us and them, migrants and British citizens, elite and uneducated, racist and accepting of others, how should the church responds and handle these differences?  In order to respond we have to comprehend God’s vision of Every Tribe, Nation and Language as articulated in Scriptures.Read more