Fuller School of Intercultural Studies Blog

On this blog site you’ll find weekly updates and insights from faculty and friends of Fuller’s School of Intercultural Studies: missional conversations, up-to-date information, reflection, and new ideas regarding missional engagement of the global church.

Qualifying “Christian”

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2018 Missiology Lectures: Global Arts and Witness in Multifaith Contexts. The globalization...

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Global Arts and Witness in Multifaith Contexts

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2018 Missiology Lectures: Global Arts and Witness in Multifaith Contexts. What do...

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Interreligious Encounters In Music

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2018 Missiology Lectures: Global Arts and Witness in Multifaith Contexts. This winter,...

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God’s Call to Serve the Least

In 2014 I was participating as a core team member for a new church plant, and through that process, my daughter and I decided to...

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“God Moves in a Mysterious Way”: Christian Church Music in Multi-Faith Liberia West Africa in the Face of Crisis and Challenge

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2018 Missiology Lectures: Global Arts and Witness in Multifaith Contexts. It was...

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Water, Holy Spirit, Life-Giver

These devotions were offered at an SIS faculty meeting in February 2018. For our devotions today, I have chosen Psalm 46. It is the text...

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6 Reflections on Pentecostalism Today

Changes in Pentecostalism in the Global South and the Globalized Church The older Pentecostal denominations are struggling to change. There have been about 20-40 years...

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Will the Poor Always Be With Us?

One sometimes hears Christians, tired with the news of poverty and exploitation around the world, try and deflect the news by reminding us that Jesus...

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Essentials For Church Planters Who Want To Start Well

Like the rest of the Body of Christ, church planters come in a wide variety. It’s difficult to say, “Planters are like this,” or “Planters...

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3 Ways to Listen for God’s Voice in the City

  Spiritual disciplines and practices help us to build a rhythm and deeper relationship with God. One of those practices, listening, facilitates our hearing and...

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