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Tag Archives: Contextualization
Let's not sacrifice reaching so many important demographics in our culture in order to create churches full of largely one demographic.
I can easily imagine some (especially younger) preachers will aspire to imitate my method and miss the underlying principle.
What characterizes congregations who have let the good news saturate and shape their very culture?
Here's a friendly reminder to expend some holy energy on getting to know those whom we hope to win for the kingdom.
Every church leader who support missions among Muslims needs to answer this question with regard to contextualization: how far is too far?
God is not concerned with glorifying a method; he is concerned with glorifying his Son.
While the Insider Movement offers some positive suggestions for missions, the ideology includes some dangerous practice.
What approaches are most likely to catalyze church planting movements rather than just reaching a few scattered individuals?
On April 26-27 I will have the privilege of joining men I admire and respect at the Advance the Church conference in Durham, North Carolina. My assignment is to speak on “contextualization without compromise.” I address this very issue at length in my book 'Unfashionable: Making a Difference in the World by Being Different'. The organizers of the conference have asked me to share some of my thoughts on contextualization. So, for better or for worse, here they are.