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…

Roma, Chinese, Mission and Me – Part 5 – Stereotypes and Stories

God is moving among Roma, at the periphery of Europe, while churches at the “center” wither. It’s great opportunity to relearn mission.

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…

There is a field…

The soil is dark and rich, fertilized over years by suffering. But for as long as anyone can remember, people have thrown their garbage onto this field. It has happened for so long, that this field is seen as good for nothing but a garbage dump. Suddenly a flower appears.