Author Interview: Robert Strauss

Missio Nexus’ leadership thoughtfully summarize books, giving you the Leader’s Edge to help inform, stimulate and provoke profitable discussion. The Author Interview is an informal conversation with the author to to give you more insight to the book.

Author Interview

Introducing Story-Strategic Methods

Robert Strauss

Wipf & Stock, 2017, 212 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5326-1316-6

Summary

This helpful book asserts that culture and understanding the host culture matters in effective communication. It affirms that culture is much more powerful than we first suppose. Strauss even asserts that culture trumps the biblical story, and therefore understanding and skills are required for effective engagement across cultures. In Introducing Story-Strategic Methods, Strauss relays a twelve-step methodology that addresses the problems of miscommunication and syncretism that plague cross-cultural contexts. Insights are firmly rooted in Scripture and equally grounded in empirical research from the social sciences.


The latest missions content delivered right to your inbox!

Stay up-to-date with Missio Nexus and the Great Commission community.

Related Articles

Introducing Story-Strategic Methods

With insights firmly rooted in Scripture and equally grounded in empirical research from the social sciences, Strauss asserts that culture trumps the biblical story, and therefore understanding and skills are required for effective engagement across cultures.