Posts from November2016

Why I disagree with “faith schools” (Pt3)

When I first said I disagreed with faith schools I assumed people understand my reasons – but not so. One reaction accused me of ‘siding with the humanists and atheists’ against faith-schools. So I’m now responding to the accusation. We all have a mental picture of how the world works […]

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Ministry among Muslims – a ‘commodity’? (Part 2)

Some ministry initiatives among Muslims only survive due to external funding. But how can we stay aligned with the ‘nature’ of the gospel itself when putting money into mission. I continue below, an edited report by a western worker in the Middle East who has observed first-hand the dark-side of […]

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Ministry among Muslims – a ‘commodity’? (Part 1)

On 11 October 2016 I blogged on ‘The problem with western missionaries’. The edited version below is from a western mission worker in the Middle East who has witnessed first-hand the dark-side of the interface between ‘mission’ and ‘money’. He also suggests what we can do about it.   Some […]

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Another reason I disagree with “Faith schools”

  I also disagree with all “faith schools” because they are politicised when they become embarrassing. For example schools with a ‘Christian ethos’ propagating un-British values (as determined by Ofsted) are named and shamed, while schools with a Muslim ethos and doing the same thing are granted legal anonymity. Is […]

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