Jianguo Liu

Jianguo Liu is an associate professor at Henan University of Science and Technology. He received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Xi’an International Studies University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Hebei University respectively. His research is focused on modern Sino-Western cultural exchanges, and he is currently conducting a research on the Lazarists in […]

CGCM Notes: September 2023

As the fall begins in New England, students, faculty, and researchers gather in Boston. The new academic year always brings hope and excitement as people come from around the world, ready and eager to explore new ideas among a supportive community of fellow seekers and learners. The new academic year provides a welcome restart, as […]

Generosity & Trauma

In her new book, Kemurahhatian & Trauma, Septemmy Lakawa (’11) argues that in the aftermath of religious communal violence in Indonesia, Christian mission practice should take the form of hospitality. Lakawa, the Associate Professor of Mission Studies at Jakarta Theological Seminary, received a grant to fulfill her wish: to have her dissertation first published in […]

Global Mission in the Age of World Christianity

In May 2023, Yonsei University and the Saemoonan Church combined to host Dana Robert as she gave the special Underwood Lectures on Global Mission in the Age of World Christianity. The lectures included, “Frontiers, or ‘to the Ends of the Earth'”, “Friendship in the Kingdom,” and “Fellowship: Living ‘As If.'” Reporting on the lecture on […]

IAMS 2026

In June, the new executive committee of the International Association for Mission Studies met in Seoul, Korea to plan for the next quadrennium. In addition to setting the location for the 2026 meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, Michele Sigg, the North American representative, and the other delegates selected the theme “Walking Together in Mission: Facing […]