Anachronism and Adventurism: Recent Mission Trends

Article by Raymond DeHainaut

Since the early 1960’s I have served as a missionary in four Latin American countries, and during that time I have become increasingly concerned about burgeoning missionary activity that is reminiscent of 19th century attitudes and borders on adventurism. Some of those involved in the trend among denominations to send more and more full-time missionaries …

Baptism in the Indian Context — An Event of Separation or Human Solidarity?

Article by David C. Scott

Introduction One of the ironies of virtually all religious traditions is that the power which draws and holds members together in religious community seems to be matched by an equal and opposite compulsion to exclude non-members. In the case of Christianity it is obvious that the checkered history of the universal Church has led many …