How do you tell people about Jesus when they don’t speak your language?

In predominantly indigenous white British contexts, it is rare to meet people with whom you can’t easily communicate on any level. Yes, there may be

Pursue fellowship even when communication is tough

There is no doubt that Babel was a curse indeed. Anybody who has spent even half an hour in the company of somebody who has

How do you make ESOL members feel a full part of the fellowship?

If you find yourself with those who speak a second language in your midst, how can you minister to them faithfully? Are there any ways

Friends or brothers: a small but significant distinction

Our regular, monthly Muslim-Christian dialogue evening had to be cancelled yesterday evening. The Muslim folks with whom we meet had another meeting that they couldn’t

Be yourself, use your own words and speak in your normal voice

I am sure we have all met them. Those guys who talk to you before or after the service who seem like perfectly ordinary, normal

Should we baptise and welcome into membership those who don’t speak our language?

I was reading the latest 9 Marks mailbag and stumbled across a question regarding baptism and membership for those who do not speak our language.

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