Thinking about people on the move

This wave of refugees is not a problem that God has given us to solve. It is an opportunity to share the good news in the context of relationship, welcome, witness.

“Created not for good things” – A Roma leader on Roma worldview

A while back, I published a series of articles based on the experience of interacting with Chinese, Roma, and European mission leaders last fall. We continue to work with the networks that have emerged and grown in such gatherings, and in the many personal connections nurtured as the work goes forward. One of the presentations…

Roma, Chinese, Mission and Me – Part 6 – Big Power

Reflecting on both the content and the significance of the recent Roma to the Nations consultation is like a kaleidoscope: there are more and more angles and pieces that come together and, as we turn to get a better view more beautiful patterns come into view. Just as we need to be clear that the…

Owing and paying a “Gospel debt” | Chinese. Roma. Europe. Mission. Me #2

Why are there so many Chinese who are drawn to minister to the Roma in Europe? Particularly when Europeans themselves have been – and pretty much continue to be – participants in the generations-long process of marginalizing them? All the same, here there are Chinese churches from three continents, each struggling with critical European questions…