Journal of Biblical Missiology

Your hub for biblically-faithful resources on missions, Islamics, and evangelism.

Missiology (mi-sē-ˈä-lə-jē) noun

1. The theological study of the mission of the church, especially the character and purpose of missionary work.
2. The academic study of Christian mission history and methodology.

Jordan to Chicagoland

Jordan to Chicagoland

For as the earth brings forth its sprouts,     and as a garden causes what is sown in it to sprout up, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise     to sprout up before all the nations. Isaiah 61:11 Introduction  With one-way airline tickets in hand to...

Islam and the Bible: Questioning Muslim Idiom Translations

Islam and the Bible: Questioning Muslim Idiom Translations

Note: The author thanks Dr. Ant Greenham, the book's editor, for clarifying the penultimate paragraph. The review is incomplete without Dr. Greenham's comment left on Dec. 4, 2023, 6:34 PM. The current, treacherous state of the world of Bible translation is in large...

The Journal of Biblical Missiology

Restoring the gospel to missions and missions to the church.

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Comparing “The Call of God” in Christianity and Islam

Adherents of the two great missionary religions of world history—Christianity and Islam—now comprise the majority of the global population. Of the world’s 8 billion inhabitants, 2.6 billion identify as Christian, while 2 billion identify as Muslim. These statistics...

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Why They Have No Bible

Why They Have No Bible

When I reach for my Bible, I ask myself which one. I have several Bibles, in several versions, basic texts and study Bible editions. And I am not the only one so blessed. The majority of American households own a Bible, and on average, they have at least...

On Minneapolis Allowing The Islamic Call To Prayer

On Minneapolis Allowing The Islamic Call To Prayer

Recently, Jacob Frey, the mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, allowed the Mosques in the city to broadcast the adhan (i.e. Islamic call to prayer). He was quoted as saying that this is no different than ringing a church bell or blowing a shofar....

False Teachers Among Us: Why Your Behavior Matters 

False Teachers Among Us: Why Your Behavior Matters 

The Lord Jesus warns against false teachers, and explains how they can be identified.   As recorded in Matthew 7:15-20, Jesus proclaimed, “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will recognize them by their...

Tyndale’s Unfinished Revolution

Tyndale’s Unfinished Revolution

William Tyndale had a profound impact on English Bible translation. His translation of the New Testament—the first English translation to be based on the original Greek rather than the Latin Vulgate—formed the basis for all English translations of the Reformation...

Good Money for Bad Bibles? 

Good Money for Bad Bibles? 

Earlier this year I received a request from YouVersion (a.k.a. https://www.bible.com/) to support their “Bible for Everyone” campaign by email (if you are on their email list you should have received it as well).email to author, Jul 27, 2022, 5:08 AM “What if the...

The Root and the Shoot: Part 2

The Root and the Shoot: Part 2

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we demonstrated that the phrases “Root of Jesse” and “Root of David” are best understood as referring to Jesus as Jesse and David’s source or origin. Moreover, we showed how Jesus being the “Root” of Jesse and David connects to, yet...

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