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Bridging Buddhist Christian Worldviews
Communicating in Context for a Theravada Buddhist Breakthrough
Tags: breakthrough, buddhist, christian, communication, context, theravada
We have a dream that soon we will see an historic movement of Theravada Buddhists coming to know Christ as Savior. Is this also your dream and your heart’s desire?
What’s hindering such a...
A Case Study on How Assumptions About the Way We Do Church Become Movement Blockers
Tags: baptism, buddhism, buddhist, funeral, movements, worship
Finally released after four years in prison, Ann was thin and tired, but her face radiated joy. Not only the joy of seeing her husband and now seven-year old son again, but the joy of a life...
What You Need to Know:
Ministering to Buddhists of the Theravada Tradition
Tags: asian, buddhism, buddhist, gospel, theravada
1. Befriending is key. Friendship in the Asian context always requires a willingness to go the extra mile or two without counting the cost. Such a relationship not only requires much time, effort,...
That Man Who Came to Us
Tags: buddhism, buddhist, illustrations, thai, thailand, william carey library
This is a sample from a book illustrating the gospel in a Thai context. Through illustrations, the book answers these questions: What would it have looked like if Jesus was born in Thailand? And...
God of the Thai
How One Movement Overcomes the Perception of a Foreign God
Tags: buddhism, buddhist, disciples, thai, thailand
As a Thai Christian, it troubles me that after centuries of mission effort in Thailand, so few Thai people believe in Jesus Christ. In my search to understand why, I discovered some events which...
12 Months Blocs Spotlight for May 2013
Peoples of Southeast Asia with an Emphasis on the Thai Family of Peoples
Tags: buddhist, church planting, southeast asia, thai, thailand
Southeast Asian peoples are found in 15 main clusters, but only four have established or significant church movements: the Cham, Miao/Hmong, Mon-Khmer, and smaller tribal groups. Two, the Lao and...
Cultivating a Passion for All Peoples
Tags: buddhist, hindu, muslim, peace child, unengaged
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the “Peace Child” story—my parents’ 14-year adventure of obedience among the Sawi people of Papua, a journey that culminated in the dramatic breakthrough of...
The Most Abominable “Word”
Tags: buddhist, hindu, muslim, restructure, unengaged
The term “unengaged” is the most offensive in missionary terminology. It is a blatant acknowledgement of the missionary community’s refusal to fulfill the minimal apostolic prerequisite of being...