Evangelize or Civilize? C.J. Moore on William Carey

Sometimes the missionary task is a balance between evangelism and humanitarianism. William Carey believed that the more evangelized a society was, the more civilized it became‚ÄĒand the more civilized it was, the more open to evangelized it would become. But was he right? C.J. Moore, missions mobilizer, Midwestern Seminary Ph.D. student and fellow, and pastorContinue reading “Evangelize or Civilize? C.J. Moore on William Carey”

Missions History in a ‚ÄėCancel Culture‚Äô Age: Jonathan Arnold Explains

Christians live in an age of iconoclasm. How can we do church history and modern missions history responsibly‚ÄĒwithout falling into the opposite errors of hero-worship or ‚Äúcancel culture‚ÄĚ? Jonathan Arnold, Associate Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, weighs in from his perspective as a church historian. For three years,Continue reading “Missions History in a ‚ÄėCancel Culture‚Äô Age: Jonathan Arnold Explains”

Andrew Fuller: The Man Behind the Man Behind Modern Missions ‚ÄĒ With Travis Myers

Behind every great missionary, there‚Äôs a great sending pastor. That was certainly true in the case of Andrew Fuller, the pastor of William Carey and a fellow advocate of the modern missionary movement among the English Particular Baptists of his day. What can modern ministers learn from this influential local church leader who helped launchContinue reading “Andrew Fuller: The Man Behind the Man Behind Modern Missions ‚ÄĒ With Travis Myers”