The British and Irish Association for Mission Studies are holding a day conference called 'Mission in Reverse' in Birmingham on 17th October. It will look at evangelisation here by people from other parts of the world. A book and conference details are on:
The latest edition of the magazine 'Yes', published by the Church Mission Society, covers the general theme of mission and migration. Various articles and features explore the subject in the UK context. The whole magazine can be seen as a pdf, or some articles read on:
David Spriggs has passed on the link to this new website 'Enabling Christians for Serving Refugees'. Migration is a huge missiological issue at the moment and this website covers a great deal of ground in providing information and advice for the network.
Geoff Knott from Wycliffe UK has sent out a press release about a new resource which puts passages from the Gospel of Mark in to many different languages for people to read in their own heart language. The resource is part of the 2025 project in which Wyclifffe is a partner, aiming to provide a Bible translation start for every language in the world by 2025. The new resource here lists short passages of the Gospel in 70 languages. More will be added as the months go by on to:
The Baptist Union of Great Britain has produced a download resource in the File Directory on Migration as a Challenge and Opportunity. Particularly applicable to Baptist churches because of the research which has gone in to it, this is aplicable for other churches too. It can be read alongside the booklet 'Migration Principles': a Statement for Churches working on Migration Issues (www.ctbi.org.uk).