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links

I. NEWS & MEDIA.
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FP Global News |Global PostThe EconomistGlobal VoicesNYT Global
These are the news sources I try to watch day-to-day.

The Big PictureThe FrameNYT Lens BlogNational Geographic
These photography blogs provide incredible insight into global culture, putting you instantly in touch with the diversity of the world.
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World HumBrave New Traveler
Great travel sites. World Hum’s tagline: “Travel is a state of mind.”

China-Watching
Here are a few news sources that are trying to chart the dragon’s path…
ZGBriefsWSJ China BlogNPR on ChinaNYT on ChinaAlltop China

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II. GLOBAL WORLD.
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19.20.21.
A study of nineteen cities in the world with populations of twenty million or more by the founder of TED.

Will change how you think of the globe.
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10×10
The words and pictures that define the time.

A helpful project for getting some perspective. Also see Material World.
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III. GLOBAL CHRISTIANITY.

4.9 billion people are expected to be urban dwellers in 2030. Redeemer is helping plant churches for them.
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Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-ConwellSchool of International Studies at FullerYale Faith & Globalization InitiativeWorld Christianity Initiative at Yale
A few academic places that are on my radar. Always looking for more like this.

Lausanne Cape Town 2010Globalization and the Gospel
Resources from the Lausanne Conference on World Evangelism. The latter is a great primer on globalization.
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Operation World
Learn stuff. Pray more.

International Bulletin of Missionary Research (IBMR)
The best academic journal in this strange trade we call world missions.
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Global China Center
Very good writing on Christianity and modern China, run by friends.

What must we learn, and unlearn, to be agents of God’s mission in the world?
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IV. MISC.

Institute for Advanced Studies in CultureThe Hedgehog ReviewFaithful Presence
To understand culture and cultural change, give your attention here.
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Presbyterian Mission International | Vwazen Nou
If you have money to throw away, please throw it at some of these people.
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