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My Last Day: new anime film tells the story of Jesus and Easter
History's most-translated film, JESUS, is now available in a unique translation. Instead of being in a different language, the new short film uses the Japanese animé format to tell the story of Jesus in a visual presentation familiar to Internet-savvy cultures.
Shame culture: evangelism in cultures where public shame matters
I have discovered that one of the most difficult aspects of evangelizing Muslims is getting them to appreciate their need for a savior. I have found the Islamic doctrine of God and Man to be such that Muslims tend to be unaware of their sinfulness and inability to save themselves.1 As a result, convincing a Muslim to embrace Jesus as the blood sacrifice for his sins usually requires considerable time and pre-evangelistic effort.
Using Bollywood films for an evangelistic bridging start point for outreach to India
The world’s most prolific film output comes from ‘Bollywood' – the complex of studios based mainly in the Bombay (Mumbai) area. Indians love films and Bollywood feeds the demand with some 800 new films each year. Streets and skylines are dominated by huge hoardings advertising the latest films, many of them painted by hand. If you only know Indian cinema from the wonderful sensitive black-and-white films of Satyajit Ray, Bollywood is a different genre: “bigger, funnier, more heart-rending, with more singing, more dancing, more lighting, more loving (apart from, of course, any kissing) than you have ever seen or will ever see again. And that’s just the trailer.”
Biblica Asia Pacific
Asia is among the most culturally, economically, and religiously diverse regions in the world. The challenges facing the people of Asia are equally diverse. At Biblica Asia, our mission is to provide everyone with the opportunity to experience Jesus Christ through the pages of His Word.
Evangelization Efforts in Northeast Asia
Looking at evangelization efforts among the largest eighteen people clusters in Northeast Asia.
LWP - The People Clusters of Southern Asia
South Asia is home to seventy-three people group clusters. However, the “major” thirty-nine groups represent 1.3 billion people in southern Asia.
LWP - Evangelism in Southern Asia
The countries in South Asia have the fastest growing churches in the world; they also face some of the strongest, most systematic forms of persecution.
LWP- From Manila to Phnom Penh: An Interview with Efren and Becky Roxas
The Roxas, who grew up in impoverished rural Filipino families, share how they were called to minister in Phnom Penh.
LWP- A Lesson on “Community Development” from Cambodia: 10-Year Bottom Up Approach
True community development requires an upside-down approach of finding good people, planning together, and trusting God for the resources.