This July issue focuses on missions. The interview with Anglican churchman Stephen Neill discloses a Christian statement with broad understanding of the world scene, and a keen, incisive mind that belies Bishop Neill’s 80 years. From his long service as missionary to India and teacher of missions in Germany and Africa, he has stored up wisdom the church needs to hear. David Hesselgrave, widely respected American missiologist, analyzes the effects of the older liberalism and of the newer so-called neoorthodoxy upon the practice of missions and its message. He then homes in upon the friendly but serious debate between John Stott, beloved evangelist to students and missionary to missionaries and Third World evangelicals, and Arthur Johnston, former missionary to France, teacher of missions and author of the widely read book on mission theology, The Battle for World Evangelism.
Warren Wiersbe and Lloyd Perry continue the CHRISTIANITY TODAY-Gallup Poll series with a survey of pastoral ministries—what pastors think and what they do.
Beginning September 1, Thomas A. Minnery will join the staff of CHRISTIANITY TODAY at Carol Stream as an assistant news editor. Tom was formerly supervisor of reporters in charge of the middle Atlantic states in the Gannett newspaper chain. A year ago he resigned from his post and left Washington, D C., and the newspaper business to enroll at Dallas Theological Seminary in Texas. We are happy to welcome him to the editorial staff of CHRISTIANITY TODAY.
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