DAY 1 affects DAY 100

Tag: Social Justice

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 There seems to be a discrepancy between how Jesus prepared His disciples for missions and the way the West prepares modern day disciples for missions.

By Jean Johnson I went from being a sheltered Minnesota gal to a friend of refugees to a cross-cultural disciple-maker in a fairly challenging place — Cambodia. I have learned a lot since then and I w …

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 There is an organization in Cambodia that serves the purpose of encouraging kids to leave orphanages and go back to their families. I refer to this unique phenomenon as “reverse orphan …

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 …