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-South Korea: One of the Largest Exporters of The Gospel

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

South Korea has been hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics for the last two weeks. What many American and Western Christians do not realize, besides electronics and automobiles, South Korea is also one of the largest exporters of the Gospel with 27,436 Korean Christian missionaries serving in 170 countries. Some in places where Americans cannot legally […]

-Africa: A New Center of Christianity?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

                          (Image: Wikipedia) This is really not news to those of us who have been following the spread of Christianity around the world in the 21st century and Christian missions in particular. Africa is quickly becoming a new center of Christianity with over 469 million believers accounting for nearly half of the population. Not only […]

-India: Nun Serving Leprosy Patients to Be Kicked Out?

Monday, July 25th, 2011

                                  (Map of India via Wikipedia) A 63-year-old British nun who has been caring for leprosy patients for over 30 years in Bangalore is apparently being forced out of the country today since the Indian state government refused to extend her resident permit and gave no reasons for their denial. Sr. Jacqueline Jean McEwan, whom […]

-May the Real St. Patrick Stand Up

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A day to go to your favorite pub, eat corned beef and cabbage and wash it all down with plenty of green beer. Oh yes–a day of parades and celebration of Irish nationality. But who was this Patrick anyway? A man born into a Roman Christian family in Wales around 385 […]

-Brazil: Missionaries Oppose Infanticide

Friday, September 26th, 2008

  This is the ultimate story of conflict between faith and culture. On one hand, we have Indians in the Amazon with their own culture and religion which justifies killing babies with disabilities. On the other side, are evangelical missionaries ( Youth With a Mission) who are trying to provide western medicine and save the […]

The Shifting Center of Christianity

Saturday, February 10th, 2007

The 20th century and early 21st has seen the center of Christianity shift from the West (Europe and North America) to places like Korea, Africa and South America.  It has truly become a world religion and former missions have matured and become centers of the Christian faith.  In turn sending out their own missionaries and raising up their […]