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By Jean Johnson Macro-compassion projects from the West tend to swallow up micro-compassion lifestyles for the Rest. Compassion in the hands of the few on behalf of the many is extremely limiting. How …

Guest Blog by Ryan Kuja Excerpt from Ryan’s book: From Inside Out: Reimagining Mission, Recreating the World While serving with a Christian humanitarian organization in South Sudan, I worked with a Di …

By Jean Johnson, Director of Five Stones Global The Lausanne Movement describes integral mission as a style of mission that recognizes “no biblical dichotomy between evangelistic and social responsibi …

By Jean Johnson In my last post, we visited God’s heart for social justice by listening in on a conversation between a child and a parent. Additionally, we visited Isaiah 1:17, which is a clear invita …

By Jean Johnson I was driving down a popular boulevard in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In a grassy area along the boulevard, I saw a man lift up his iron rod that served as a cane to strike a woman over her …

By Jean Johnson I sat around a table with those who were determining my fate as a vocational missionary to Cambodia. They were interviewing me based on my

By Jean Johnson Learn the language people argue in! This was my response to the question: “If people speak two or three languages, which language would I recommend a missionary should learn and use?

By Jean Johnson Jesus bled red. Jesus bled red for every color. Jesus bled red for the Jew, for the Burmese, for the Ethiopian, for the man, and for the woman. Therefore Christianity belongs to no one …

By Jean Johnson What happens when we store up rich spiritual food and keep it all to ourselves? How does God move us out of our comfort zones?

By Jean Johnson Was Jesus’ primary invitation to the rich young ruler about giving everything to the poor or about inviting him to become poor for a purpose?

By Jean Johnson Re-Jesus Missions Series Part 3: Jesus’ 8-Fold Pattern of Orthopraxy In Part 2 of this blog series How Does Jesus’ Synagogue and Mountainside Talk Affect Missions?, we left off with th …

By Jean Johnson The phrase “ReJesus” was first introduced to me in a book by Michael Frost and Alan Hirsh called ReJesus: A Wild Messiah for a Missional Church.1

By Jean Johnson From Western-Style Residential Care In past years, residential care has been the Western answer to the orphan crisis in lower income countries.

By Jean Johnson On May 10, 2015, I wrote a blog entitled, Orphans and Widows – Reverse Orphans. Today, we will talk about assumptions relating to orphanages in missions. I asked a colleague to write u …

By Jean Johnson Fairly soon after Jesus gave the invitation, “Come, follow me,” he told those who followed him: “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil …