The Sword of Jesus and the Fifth commandment

Intro Indian culture has a high value for respect for parents. Adult children generally live with their parents until they are married, and even then either make frequent visits or live in a multi generational home.  What this leads to is something of a paradox for the Christian ministering in an Indian context. This highContinue reading “The Sword of Jesus and the Fifth commandment”

Contextualization and “Indian Donuts”

Background I was having a conversation with my wife about the degree that Christians in India should contextualize the gospel to make it intelligible to people, but yet not lose the meaning of the gospel. (It goes without saying that I married up). She said something to the effect of, “well, it’s like when peopleContinue reading “Contextualization and “Indian Donuts””