What is Christian Missions today? Online lecture with Dr. Heleen Zorgdrager

Dr. Heleen Zorgdrager had an online lecture with the DLMPES’ students on October, 10. Using as a basis the book of David Bosch on Missions professor analyzed the main paradigms of Christian missions in the history. There were presented the different aspects of the missions stressed by each approach and what main features should characterize Christian Missions today. Heleen Zorgdrager emphasized that modern ecumenical movement was born inside the missionary work.

After the lecture Fred Hayward noticed that many relief Christian agencies, cooperating with each other, create good ecumenical atmosphere among participants. In the end of the lecture it was stressed that Christian help should be a free giving without pressure to convert.