It is hard to believe how rapidly civilization in Tanzania is changing. Recently, Randall and Carol Stubbs who are American music missionaries at Tumaini University Makimura in Tanzania brought their family to our church to sing African music and tell us about the changes that are taking place in their country. It was impressive to hear how their world had changed just since their last visit two years ago. Theirs is now a world where there are some cell phones and computers, but clean water is often still a luxury.
The evolution of Christianity in Tanzania provides another example of how science has aided in the spread of the gospel. The Stubbs family maintains a
In some parts of the world, particularly in African and Asian countries, Christianity is growing with the aid of modern technology. In the United States and Europe where Christianity flourished for many years, long standing church traditions tend to discourage outsiders who are unfamiliar with them from getting involved. In these countries it may be necessary to open some windows and let fresh winds of the Holy Spirit flow in to get church growth restarted again.
Robert C. Frank
Author of Christ’s Team