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.

To Translate or Not To Translate?

Translation enables the transmission of ideas from one sociolinguistic context to another. It has been necessary since God visited the tower of Babel in Genesis...

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President Labberton Witnesses Firsthand New Developments in Chinese Theological Education

This blog is part of an ongoing series on theological education in China, read Dr. Peter Lim’s article titled “20 Years of Innovative Education in...

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Why Church Planting Is Not Sexy

Fads are intriguing but they can lead us to poor decisions. They can occur in every area of life: fashion, diet, career choice, child rearing,...

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The Four ‘C’s of Church Planting Collaboration

Collaboration is a buzzword. Cooperation is all the rage, especially among millennials. It can be fun and it is necessary to get certain things done,...

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Valuing the Vision: Supporting Latino/a Church Planters

Accepting Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior as an adult, attending Bible college and seminary, and serving within my Assemblies of God denomination have...

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Reorganizing the World for Community— Lessons from Mexico and the Philippines

  Subversion is at the core of Christianity. Jesus was born in a humble stable and was a refugee. He did all kinds of things...

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God’s Plan for an Ethnoracially Reconciling Church

  How should we understand God’s plan for racial reconciliation in the church? The epistle to the Ephesians and the book of Revelation offer insight...

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Sharing the Gospel Through Wine Clubs

Becky Lahna has used a variety of creative ways to engage with unbelievers, including joining the local Newcomers Club and a local wine club. This...

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A Fractal Missiology for a Fractured World

What do US Christians think about Trump? Why do US Christians love guns and violence so much? These were the most popular questions I received during...

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Does Your Organization Have the Moral Courage to Hire A Diverse Staff?

Last year, I spoke at a mission conference in Pasadena, California. As is the case in many evangelical events I have taken part in over...

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