There are now nearly twice as many Christians in the Global South as there are in Europe and North America. As Christianity's center of gravity has shifted - so too is the flow of missionaries.
Thousands of Christians from places like Brazil, Nigeria and South Korea - where Christianity was first brought by European and North American missionaries - are now traveling to Europe and North America seeking to convert the natives.
On this edition of Global Journalist, a discussion about the growing phenomenon of "reverse missionaries."
Note: This program originally aired Feb. 14, 2019.
Joining the program:
- Frank Koine, a Kenyan missionary and youth minister at St. Marien's Lutheran Church in Wittenberg, Germany
- Brenda Amondi, a Kenyan missionary and community worker at St. Luke's Earls Court church in London
- Todd Johnson, director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
- Eric Morier-Genoud, senior lecturer at Queen's University Belfast
Assistant producers: Seth Bodine, Lara Cumming, Michelle Stoddart
Supervising producer: Edom Kassaye
Visual editor: Grace Lett