You may have to register before you can download all our books and magazines, click the sign up button below to create a free account.
Jesus' only entity to fulfill His mission? The ECCLESIA. The only mission? MAKE DISCIPLES. These two facts revolutionize ministry in the 21st century. Relentless Hope: The Unstoppable Movement of Disciple-Making Communities explains how. There is no other entity than the church to complete the Great Commission. It is Plan A and there is no Plan B. Relentless Hope calls readers to discover disciple-making as the only place to advance the kingdom of God in the world today.
What is the future of missions in the 21st century? Top missiologists and church leaders identify emerging mission movements in Asia, which have the potential to rock the worldwide church at a global level.
Suatu gerakan besar telah terjadi 30 tahun lalu. KKR Malam Oikoumene yang diadakan di Semarang menjadi tonggak pergerakan rohani di Semarang. Namun tidak berhenti di situ, gerakan tersebut menjalar ke berbagai kota, di antaranya Salatiga, Pati, Kudus, Bandung, Jakarta serta kota-kota besar lainnya di Indonesia, bahkan menjangkau Amerika dan Eropa. Ribuan anak muda bertobat dan menyerahkan hidup mereka kepada Kristus. Banyak dari mereka yang kemudian menjadi hamba Tuhan dan menjangkau ribuan jiwa lainnya. Gerakan itu telah membawa pengaruh luar biasa hingga sekarang. 30 Years Walk with Jesus berisi pengalaman beberapa pelaku yang terlibat dalam gerakan Allah tersebut. Kisah-kisah dalam buku ini tidak sekadar untuk membangkitkan kembali kenangan masa muda ketika semangat melayani Tuhan berkobar-kobar, tetapi juga untuk mengungkapkan apa yang sedang dan akan dikerjakan Tuhan pada tahun-tahun mendatang.
Although a minority of the Asian population, Protestants in Asia are a fast-growing group. What are the political implications of this evangelical Christianity? In some cases, religion has enabled poor and marginalized people to gain greater prosperity, self-confidence and civic skills, and more open-minded and democratic societies. But does religion have the kind of cultural currency needed to generate political changes in governments such as China's? Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia provides six case studies on China, Western India, Northeast India, Indonesia, South Korea, and the Philippines. The contributors, mainly younger scholars based in Asia, bring first hand-knowledge...
Indonesia is the largest Muslim majority nation in the world and at the same time has a growing Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, gaining more public attention, both for its size and wealth. Building on two years of research, thousands of member surveys, and visits to almost 300 churches, this book gives insights into the reasons for its growth. It explores the characteristics of the growing community and its social relations with other Christian communities as well as Muslims in Indonesia.
Charismatic pastors, fast-paced worship sessions, inspirational but shallow theology, and large congregations — these are just some of the associated traits of Pentecostal megachurches. But what lies beneath the veneer of glitz? What are their congregations like? How did they grow so quickly? How have they managed to negotiate local and transnational challenges? This book seeks to understand the growth and popularity of independent Pentecostal megachurches in Southeast Asia. Using an ethnographic approach, the chapters examine Pentecostal megachurches in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore. Each chapter dwells on the development of the megachurch set against the specific background of the country’s politics and history.