Spring 2022 / 75th 1. THE STA IN ISLAMIC STUDIES AND MINISTRIES [Caleb Chul Soo Kim] Conventionally, classical approaches in Islamic studies are characterized by research methods that focus on the developments of Islamic ideologies and Muslim relations with the non-Islamic world in history. Most of the traditional works on Islam in academia tend to discuss Islam’s religious ideologies or issues in Islamic history, including complex problems at present that are usually critical to political relations between the Muslim and non-Muslim (mostly Western) worlds… 2. LIVING LIFE TOGETHER – Tribal Evangelism/Discipleship in Canada [Clifford Reynolds ] It was nearly dark as I walked the dirt track down to Elder Sam’s home near the waterfront. He had invited me to come for a visit. Sam and his wife were part of the tribal village of Kitimat near the upper end of a long coastal inlet in northern British Columbia, Canada. My wife and I were part of a team of 6 that were living in the village for about 7 weeks… 3. FROM THE NEED FOR BLOOD TO THE NEED FOR VULNERABLE MISSION: Reaching Tribal People [Jim Harries] Outsiders undermining the foundations indigenous or tribal peoples live by, without solid alternatives in place, is a real danger that Boaventura Santos points to in his book, Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide. He calls a destructive cutting away of indigenous knowledge epistemicide. This article considers how a missionary to tribal people can best respond to, or anticipate and avert, dangers of epistemicide… 4. MYTHS THAT PREPARE THE HEART OF THE TRIBAL PEOPLE FOR THE GOSPEL [Peter D. Bangcong ] It is intriguing to hear the stories and legends of many tribal places in both Philippines and Thailand which prepared the hearts of the tribal people to be receptive and responsive to the gospel of our Lord Jesus. When the missionaries arrived in these places and preached the Word of God to the people, the truth penetrated their hearts and they turned from animism to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as their hope of their salvation and Lord and Savior… 5. MULTIPLYING MISSION MOBILIZATION MOVEMENTS [Ryan Shaw ] Several years ago, while driving near my home in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Lord spoke through what some call the “inner, audible” voice of God. It came with authority, stunning me, accompanied with peace. I am changing the face of global mission. I discerned God intended to change the basic expression of the mission movement and understanding of mission mobilization, aligning them with His scriptural standards… 6. Regional/Ministry Reports [East-West Center for MRD] A MINISTRY REPORT OF CHURCHES IN PAKISTAN REPORT FROM GLOBAL HOPE INC….