Contextualization in Taiwan

Ed Stetzer, a missiologist I follow on Twitter, is in Taiwan right now and has some fascinating posts on contextualizing the gospel in Taiwan. I’m curious if the anyone especially Alifers had any thoughts on his initial perceptions. Here are his other posts: 1. Meeting and Learning from Pastor Chen 2. Ancestor Worship and Taiwanese.. read more →

Paul and Kim Leuders Update

5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. 6If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into.. read more →

Dealing with Anger

For some reason, I’ve been bumping into Chrysostrom a lot lately: “He who is not angry when there is cause, sins. Unreasonable patience is the hotbed of many vices” — John Chrysostom I’ve been considering the implications of this quote, especially for highly repressed cultures. Anger turned inward is often virtuous in certain circles, but.. read more →