Category Archives: Round 4

“Voluntourism” and the Church

Joshua GaleDo short-term mission trips really help the Church in foreign lands, or are they more like vacations that do little to serve the mission field? Can short-term mission trips really support the longer term work of more permanent missionaries? Pr. Joshua Gale weighs in and discusses his article “Voluntourism and the Church.”

Read Pr. Gale’s article “Voluntourism and the Church.”

The One-Year Lectionary

BJS_MarkSurburgw100Why did Pr. Mark Surburg convert from the widely used three-year lectionary to the historic one-year lectionary? What did he discover about the beginnings and purpose of the three-year lectionary that led him to look elsewhere? Listen to Pr. Surburg explain his article, “Confessions of a One Year Lectionary Convert.”

Read Pr. Surburg’s article, “Confessions of a One Year Lectionary Convert.”