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.

Do You Want an Avatar for Christmas?

When my avatar and my sister’s avatar spar in a text message, are she and I really in battle? Why does my avatar headset have...

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Gospel Heresy

Heresy is a very strong word. In times past heretics (from one group’s perspective) were tortured, exiled, or killed for their beliefs. Therefore, we do...

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Seedless Watermelons and the Gospel

One of the great inventions of history is seedless watermelon. I sometimes wonder if kids growing up today can even imagine a past when anyone...

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Got Theological Eduacation?

Do church planters need a theological education? Should those of us guiding potential church planters encourage them to get a theological education? We’ve all heard...

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Anger, Peace, and God’s Mission

On a number of occasions I have had a student, staff member, or faculty member sit in my office with fists clinched or teeth gritting...

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A Muslim Counter-Narrative to Challenge the Islamist Extremist Narrative

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers and table leaders for Fuller’s 2016 Missiology Lectures: “Dynamics of Contemporary Muslim Societies: Christian...

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Black Lives Matter Through the Lens of Discourse Modalities

Why was the position “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) met with the response “All Lives Matter” (ALM)? I am not going to approach this issue from...

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Islamic Diversity and Missiological Response

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2016 Missiology Lectures: “Dynamics of Contemporary Muslim Societies: Christian Theological and Missiological...

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Christian-Muslim Relations: Are Missiologists Getting Brilliant on Old Ideas?

This blog is part of an ongoing series by the speakers for Fuller’s 2016 Missiology Lectures: “Dynamics of Contemporary Muslim Societies: Christian Theological and Missiological...

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Flush Out Your Toxic Thinking about Islam before Election Day!

As we approach election day, at a time when the question of Islam and Muslims in America has become so divisive, it would be easy...

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