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THE STORY OF MOVEMENTS AND THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL
Luke begins the book of Acts by telling us that what Jesus began to do and teach, he now continues to do through his disciples empowered by the Holy Spirit.
Luke’s story of the early church is...
Core Issues and Interesting Characters
Tags: history, ralph winter, sis, swm
As outlined in several of the articles in this special issue, the Fuller School of World Mission was an amazing place 50 years ago. Space will not allow me to mention all the “core issues” or...
Bible Translation 3.0
Empowering the Global Church to Bring Abundant Access to the Scriptures to Every People
Tags: bible translation, global church, history, technology, wycliffe
Bible Translation in Transition
A major transition is occurring in Bible translation. This transition has been triggered by a foundational shift of historic proportions: the ownership of and...
The Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies
Equipping Christians to Understand and Engage Muslims with the Gospel for 35 Years
Tags: conference, history, institute, missionary, research, zwemer
Founded in 1979 at the U.S. Center for World Mission, the Zwemer Institute became a major resource and training center for Christians seeking to engage Muslims with the gospel. This need was...
God is Doing Something Historic
Tags: history, mobilization, muslim
This article is excepted from chapter one of Garrison's forthcoming book, A Wind in the House of Islam and is used by permission of WIGTake Resources. You may read the full and updated first...
From Conflict To People Group Focus
A Brief History of How the Church has Related to Muslims up to Recent Times
Tags: conflict, history, muslims, people groups
When an obscure Arab citizen of Mecca claimed to have met a spirit-being in the year 610 CE, the world could never have imagined that this man, under the influence of that spirit, would birth a...
What Have We Learned From 200 Years of Doing Missions?
Various Leaders Share Their Views
Raising the sails for the wind of the harvest
Steve Smith, Church Planter and co-author with Ying Kai of T4T: A Discipleship Re-Revolution
From the days of Carey until now, missionaries have...
North American Pioneer Missionaries Before 1812
This year’s mission bicentennial draws attention to the first North American missionaries who were sent out by an organized mission society. That sending precipitated the sending of hundreds of...
Three Missionary Wives
the Martyr, the Heroine, the Forgotten
The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or school master, ought to be “devoted for life.” –Adoniram Judson
Although five young men were commissioned as missionaries on February...
What Happened to the Others Who Sailed?
Tags: history, missionary
Two couples and two single men left along with Adoniram and Ann Judson in February of 1812. The eight were sent out by the newly organized American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Here...