In this episode, I talk to Brian Stiller about five drivers behind Christianity’s explosive growth worldwide.
Stiller is a global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance, an ordained minister in the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, and author of From Jerusalem to Timbuktu: A World Tour of the Spread of Christianity, recently published by IVP Books.
To learn more about Brian Stiller, visit BrianStiller.com.
- 00:00 Introduction of podcast
- 00:45 TruFire Sunday school curriculum sponsor ad
- 01:08 Introduction of Brian Stiller
- 01:18 What From Jerusalem to Timbuktu is about
- 03:30 Evangelicalism’s explosive growth over the last century
- 05:46 An overview of the five drivers behind this growth
- 07:28 Driver #1: The Holy Spirit
- 11:57 Drivers #2 and 3: Bible translation and indigeneity
- 19:19 Drivers #4 and 5: Engaging the public square and holistic ministry
- 24:29 Hopeful or fearful about Christianity’s future?
- 27:39 How to follow Brian Stiller or the World Evangelical Alliance online
- 28:20 Conclusion