It’s Ok to Say I Don’t Know

The following is a journal entry from my time serving in Africa as a missionary. It recounts a particular instance several years ago when I was teaching a new believer to read, so he could study his Bible. Have you ever noticed the similarities between a lower case “r” and  “s”? Or for that matter, […]

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Taking the Cheap Seats

The following is a journal entry from my time serving in Africa as a missionary. It remembers a lesson I received from attending a celebration hosted by a Muslim family. One of the neatest aspects of my time here in Africa is watching the bible come to life. The culture and way of life here […]

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The Bible and The Church: Designed Coherency

Article by Keelan Cook I recently picked up a book by the late, great missiologist Lesslie Newbigin, entitled Truth and Authority in Modernity. In the work, he tries to untangle the often confusing conversation concerning the issues of authority in worldview. I do not plan to unpack that argument here, but I did run across […]

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Peoples Next Door: 3 things Christians think they shouldn’t do when reaching internationals

Over at the Peoples Next Door blog, Keelan Cook addresses these common things Christians think they shouldn’t do when engaging internationals in their community. Here is an excerpt: Of course, everyone exists inside a culture, and church members here in America are no exception to that rule. That means certain aspects of our culture and […]

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Introducing: The Peoples Next Door website

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” At least, that’s what people say. For the last couple of years, Southeastern Seminary has worked on our Peoples Next Door project. Peoples Next Door exists to help train and equip local churches to discover and engage the unreached people groups in their communities. We do this by providing […]

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And who is my neighbor? Reflections on Muslim immigration

Yesterday we recommended a helpful article concerning Muslim immigration by Marty Duren. In the article, Marty responds to negative attitudes about Muslim immigration to the US, and offers some sound reasoning for churches, and of course believers, in the States. Today, we would like to build off this foundation and provide a few positive steps […]

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A Recommended Read on Muslim Immigration

For those of you who follow our blog, you are familiar with our Peoples Next Door project. We spend a good deal of time around here talking about this unprecedented movement of people. God is bringing so many unreached peoples from around the world and settling them in our neighborhoods. The least reached are increasingly […]

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