MARG Network

Faith Shifting

Is faith fixed or fluid? Is faith a journey or a point? What does it mean to follow Lord Jesus in the various seasons of life? In an upcoming session at the Rethinking Forum, we plan to explore what it means to live in the freedom of Lord Jesus when our faith shifts, when we…

Jesus’ Life Was More Hindu Than Christian

In North America, we are pretty far removed from what life was like in biblical times. Everything from our customs, daily habits, and even mindset make it very hard to put ourselves in the cultural context of the Bible. However, that’s not true everywhere. The majority of the world population and the majority of Christians…

Orthodox Church Theology for India

Central Kerala is the one place in India that there has been a lasting mass movement to Christianity among a high caste group. The Syrian Orthodox Church and its evangelical offspring, the Mar Thoma Church, trace their origins to the apostle Thomas. The group came under the influence of the Eastern Orthodox Church and from…

“This is how you do a satsang”

When a satsang is demonstrated to Christians who are interested in walking alongside Hindus, many respond with the following questions: Can I get the song list from this? Can you teach me how to lead a satsang? Can we practice breaking the coconut so I know how to do it? Once equipped with the resources…

Review of Christian Barriers to Jesus

Editor’s Note: We are excited about the recent release of Dr. Paul Pennington’s book, “Christian Barriers to Jesus”. You can get a copy through the William Carey Library, Amazon, Pothi (India Only), and even Walmart :-). Follow with Paul here.    Dr. Paul Pennington has written a valuable book about the Christian-Non-Christian interface in India….

Disciple Making Among Hindus – Review by HL Richard

Editor’s Note: We’ve featured this book earlier, but wanted to also share this review from HL Richard.    Disciple Making among Hindus: Making Authentic Relationships Grow by Timothy Shultz (Pasadena: William Carey Library, 2016) reviewed by H. L. Richard This book is short and in simple and clear English directly makes its points; yet it…