Category Archives: Modern

Ministry from modern to postmodern times

Let’s embrace the challenge of seeking a better understanding of the shift to postmodernity and addressing it as a communication challenge for the gospel. Continue reading

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Key to ministry in postmodern times

Times have changed and churches must be aware of those changes if they desire to be faithful to the mission of Christ.  A generation has come up that doesn’t see the world the same way their predecessors saw it. But … Continue reading

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Modern to Postmodern

During the Enlightenment, authority shifted from traditional institutions to human reason. A scientific approach to the world yielded tremendous advances in medicine, technology, and communications and challenged the centrality of theology and religious belief as the paradigm for learning. Free … Continue reading

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Ministry in a postmodern world

by Steve Cornell Ministry always happens in a cultural context and faithful ministry requires an understanding of the underlying ways people think and especially the way people view truth and reality. Missionaries sent to foreign cultures have consistently recognized this need. Yet for … Continue reading

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What does postmodern mean?

“Modernity was confident; postmodernity is anxious. Modernity had all the answers; postmodernity is full of questions. Modernity reveled in reason, science and human ability; postmodernity wallows (with apparent contentment or nihilistic angst) in mysticism, relativism, and the incapacity to know anything with certainty.” Continue reading

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