Self-theologising In The Diasopra

Liberating Theology: Can Africans Self-theologise in the Diaspora? In the mid–1800’s, two missionary leaders, Henry Venn and Rufus Anderson, suggested that the new churches that came out of the Western missionaries’ work in Africa and other places needed to be self-governing, self-propagating, and self-supporting in order to be considered mature enough to be left on…

Mission At The …

Mission At The Margins Our Father which art in the ghetto, Degraded is your name. Thy servitude abounds, Thy will is mocked, As pie in the sky, Teach us to demand, Our share of gold, Forgive us our docility, As we demand our share of justice, Lead us not into complicity, Deliver us from our…

Mission Is The Telos Of Theology

Mission: The Telos of Theology I have just had the privilege to re-read Martin Kähler’s “Schriften zu Christologie und Mission” (of course, auf Deutsch) and among many issues that he discusses, I really like his suggestion that mission is the mother of theology. To say that theology “comes out of mission” makes perfect sense to…