In the News: Global Fluency

They are calling it global fluency. In a recent article from Brad McDearmon of the Brookings Institute, he discusses the city of Columbus, OH and their recent training by the Global Fluency Institute. The purpose of this training is to help cities become more "culturally competent and globally fluent, allowing them to successfully interact with…

A Word of Advice from the Father of Missions

  A little over 200 years ago, William Carey wrote an essay that changed Christianity. It was called, An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens. It had a convoluted title, but it made some really good points. Eventually that 87-page document would be instrumental in starting what we…

Video: How Missions is Changing, Explained in 15 Minutes

  I periodically get asked for video resources concerning the Peoples Next Door project and missions in general. People are often looking for a short video that sums up some of the concepts addressed here on the blog. If you are one of those people, then this may be a resource for you. Last week…