What are we doing here, for heaven’s sake?
Here we are, in an enormous nation, the epicentre of major geo-political developments, an industrial and financial powerhouse, an ancient and infinitely intriguing culture, and the scene of an awesome Kingdom explosion in recent years, and…
I spend hours struggling with a single reluctant child who doesn’t want to learn (no, not one of our own kids - one of the local boys whose vision of his future isn't quite the same as his parents').
I must constantly call upon local friends to navigate the paths of local law enforcement, travel, on-line shopping, etc. I am illiterate, ignorant, unable to understand what is said to me in the streets and unable to make myself understood.
For some time churches and mission societies have been faced with the challenge of reaching migrant communities in New Zealand with the Gospel. Outside In is an opportunity to focus attention on the growing number of newcomers to our shores and how ordinary Christians can be mobilised and equipped to welcome them and share the good news.