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Discussing Christian Mission in Scotland and beyond.

http://www.generation-mission.org

January 20, 2022

Matt and Maria Lingard - Cross Cultural Mission

Matt and Maria Lingard are mission partners being sent out from Kilmallie & Ardnamurchan Free Church of Scotland to serve in Greece.

At the beginning of February they fly to Athens where they will be serving with second evangelical church as they seek to share the gospel across the many peoples who are coming to the city.

We caught up with them to find out a little more.

Presented by Martin Paterson.

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January 13, 2022

Dr Rico Villanueva - Langham Partnership

Rico is a Langham Scholar and author who teaches at a seminary in Manila helping equip a new generation of Filipino pastors to faithfully preach and apply God’s Word.

Books authored by Rico: shorturl.at/cxDGS

Presented by Martin Paterson.

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/generation/id1467210165

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission18

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

December 16, 2021

Jon Hoglund - Cross-Cultural Christian Mission

Jonathan Hoglund lives in Vietnam and serves as lecturer in theology at Hanoi Bible College. Before that, he also taught at Kremenchuk Bible College in Ukraine. He is invested in understanding other cultures and languages, and especially how the church expresses faith in Christ around the world.

Jon earned his PhD in Systematic Theology at Wheaton College in 2015 and is the author of Called by Triune Grace (IVP, 2016). His academic interests include Biblical studies, historical theology, and contemporary theology—that is, understanding the story of the world in relation to the Christian God.

He lives in Hanoi with his wife and four children, where they enjoy phở, mango smoothies, Vietnamese coffee, and getting around by motorbike.

Taining Leaders International: httphttps://trainingleadersinternational.org

Presented by Martin Paterson.

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December 9, 2021

Kenneth Ferguson - Charity Consultant

Stirling Free Church elder Kenneth Ferguson joins us today on the podcast. Kenneth is experienced in leading not for profit organisations, especially in Grant Making. He also has experience of Social Enterprise, Management Finance, Strategic Planning, and Accounting.

A former Director of Robertson Trust, a tribunal found he was unfairly dismissed him because of his Christian beliefs. The Trust has since apologised unreservedly and been ordered to pay substantial legal costs.

Full Story: https://www.christian.org.uk/news/multimillion-pound-trust-admits-religious-discrimination-against-church-groups/

Presented by David Meredith.

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#christian​​​ #church​​​ #mission​​​ #evangelism​​​ #podcast​​​ #scotland​​​ #christianity​​​ #freechurchofscotland​​​ #fcos​​​​ #gospel​​​ ​#bible

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/generation/id1467210165

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

 

December 2, 2021

Liam Jerrold Fraser - ”Mission in Contemporary Scotland”

Rev. Dr Liam Jerrold Fraser is Minister of St Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow. He was the first person to be ordained to a Pioneer Ministry role in the Church of Scotland, and he previously served as Campus Minister at the University of Edinburgh.

He discusses his new book "Mission in Contemporary Scotland" with David in today's episode.

His other works include Atheism, Fundamentalism and the Protestant Reformation (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

 

Presented by David Meredith

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#christian​​​ #church​​​ #mission​​​ #evangelism​​​ #podcast​​​ #scotland​​​ #christianity​​​ #freechurchofscotland​​​ #fcos​​​​ #gospel​​​ ​#bible

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/generation/id1467210165

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission18

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

November 30, 2021

Dr Dan Strange - ”Making Faith Magnetic”

Dan is currently college director and tutor in culture, religion, and public theology at Oak Hill College, London. From autumn 2021 he will become the Director of a new centre for cultural engagement and mission called Crosslands Forum.

Dan is co-chair of The Southgate Fellowship and serves as a Trustee of Tyndale House, Cambridge. He is a Contributing Editor for Themelios and serves as an elder at East Finchley Baptist Church.

His book, Their Rock is Not Like Our Rock: A Theology of Religions (Zondervan, 2015), received an Award of Merit for Theology/Ethics in the Christianity Today 2016 Book Awards. His most recent books are Plugged In: Connecting Your Faith with What You Watch, Read, and Play (2019), and Making Faith Magnetic (2021).

Presented by David Meredith

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission18

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

November 11, 2021

Alistair Wilson - Edinburgh Theological Seminary

Our guest today is Dr Alistair Wilson, Mission and New Testament lecturer at Edinburgh Theological Seminary. Alistair has a PhD in New Testament studies from the University of Aberdeen.

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh and the Free Church College (now Edinburgh Theological Seminary), Alistair was an Associate Pastor in Inverness before moving to Highland Theological College where he taught New Testament from 1996 to 2005. He was then appointed to Dumisani Theological Institute, King William’s Town, South Africa, becoming Principal in 2006. Alistair returned to Highland Theological College in January 2015, where he has taught until the present time.

As well as having written several published works, Alistair has been Editor of The Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology and New Testament Review Editor of Themelios. He is an Adjunct (‘Extraordinary’ in South African terminology) Professor of New Testament in the Research Unit for Reformed Theology, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the New Testament Society of South Africa.

Dr Wilson’s research interests include missionary thought and activity in early Christianity, ‘missional readings’ of Scripture, Matthew’s Gospel, Luke’s Gospel, Colossians and Philemon, eschatological views in early Christianity.

Presented by David Meredith

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission

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July 15, 2021

Paul Caminiti - Fighting For Bible Engagement

Paul Caminiti has been a cultural innovator for the Bible for over two decades. As the Bible Publisher at Zondervan and Vice President of Bible Engagement at Biblica, he helped launch The Bible in 90 Days, The Story, and Community Bible Experience. His interviews have appeared in: Newsweek, The New Yorker, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and NBC News.

Paul and several colleagues launched the "Institute for Bible Reading" over five years ago to address the Bible disengagement epidemic amongst Christians especially in the West.  

Paul currently lives in Grand Rapids, MI.

 

Presented by David Meredith

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#christian​​​ #church​​​ #mission​​​ #evangelism​​​ #podcast​​​ #scotland​​​ #christianity​​​ #freechurchofscotland​​​ #fcos​​​​ #gospel​​​ ​#bible

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission18

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

July 8, 2021

Tom Penman - From Marxism to Ministry

Each week we sit down with a guest to discuss Mission and Evangelism in Scotland and beyond.

A one-time Marxist and fervent political activist Rev. Tom Penman shares his fascinating journey to faith and how it eventually led to him entering Christian ministry and serving the people of South Uist and Benbecula.

Presented by David Meredith

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#christian​​​ #church​​​ #mission​​​ #evangelism​​​ #podcast​​​ #scotland​​​ #christianity​​​ #freechurchofscotland​​​ #fcos​​​​ #gospel​​​ ​#marxism #southuist #benbecula #westernisles

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Check out our site for more info: https://generation-mission.org​​​

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationMission18

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UFubppTd0-cpvhWgwFEgg

 

July 1, 2021

Dr Karl Dahlfred - OMF

Karl and his wife Sun both are missionaries to Thailand.  Sent by their home churches, they work under the auspices of OMF International (originally China Inland Mission founded by Hudson Taylor), an international, interdenominational evangelical Protestant mission organisation.

Karl and Sun live in downtown Bangkok where Karl teaches missions and church history at Bangkok Bible Seminary, assists with translation and editing at Kanok Bannasan (OMF Publishers Thailand), and is an elder at Grace City Bangkok church.

From 2017 to 2020, Karl and Sun were living in Scotland while Karl completed a PhD and the family is now in the United States, preparing to return to Thailand, hopefully mid-to-late 2021.

 

Presented by Martin Paterson