3 Waves of Missions Every Christian Should Know


What is God doing in the world through his church? In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Prabhu Singh works through the three waves of Protestant missions, and then describes the five marks and challenges of the new global missions movement.

The Three Waves of Protestant Mission
1. Protestant mission
2. Post-colonial mission
3. Global mission

Five Marks and Challenges of the New Missions Movement
1. Global and local connectivity
2. Heightened cultural sensitivity
3. Gospel receptivity
4. Religious Animosity
5. Widening economic disparity

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Dr. Prabhu Singh is a trained missiological anthropologist. He lives in India with his wife Sheeba and daughter Prarthna. He trains Indian cross-cultural missionaries in the field of anthropology and also serves as a visiting scholar at many seminaries. Prabhu and his wife Sheeba are founders of Jeevan Foundation that works among the poor and marginalized children and women in India, as well as HIV families and children of sex workers. Currently he is the Professor for Anthropology and Missions, and also the Head of the Department of Missiology at South Asia Institute for Advanced Christian Studies [SAIACS], Bangalore India.