Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Tuesday Roundup: Nine Articles and One Podcast

Six Tips to Stay in Ministry for the Long Haul

In my 15 years of ministry, I've seen too many women come and go. Read more
While written for women in ministr, this article offers tips that apply to men as well as women.
Herman Who?

Much of the debate in the media about fundamentalism and radicalisation would be solved if all involved developed a commitment to responsible hermeneutics. Read more

C. S. Lewis on the Theology and Practice of Worship

C. S. Lewis may seem like an odd subject for study when it comes to the theology and practice of worship. Read more

Evangelism, Outreach, and the Internet – Rainer on Leadership #167 [Podcast] 

On today’s episode, we discuss nine practical and easy ways churches can use the internet and online communities to share the gospel and reach out to those far from God. Read more

8 Ways to Stay Hungry for Missions after a Short-Term Trip

It’s been several weeks since your summer mission trip. You returned on a post-trip high. Your closeness to God, your focus on the Great Commission, and your dedication to sharing God’s mercy were at an elevated level. How’s it going now? Read more

New Catholic Church statistics reveal cultural shift away from ordination

The number of Catholics around the world is growing but the number of ordained priests is not keeping up, new statistics show. Read more

Religious freedom abuses at risk of increasing in Vietnam

Religious freedom in Vietnam could be at risk of greater restrictions as the draft Law on Belief and Religion is finalised this month. Read more

Hardline Indonesian Muslims call for closure of Christian churches in Aceh

Hardline Muslims in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province on Sunday demanded the local government close 10 Christian churches, just days after a mob burnt down a church, leaving one person dead and several injured. Read more

Report: Christianity contracting in MidEast, Africa

Rise in militant Islam cited as primary cause in worsening situation. Read more

Iraqi priest tells how ISIS forced 100,000 Christians to flee from Mosul in just 24 hours

Last June, Islamic State militants forced 100,000 Christians to flee the Iraqi city of Mosul in a single night. Read more

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