By Marvin Newell The just released April-July 2019 edition of Evangelical Missions Quarterly (EMQ) features Canadian missions exclusively – and for good reason. Canadians have exhibited untiring missionary zeal for nearly two hundred years of engagement in foreign missions. Granted, there was much missionary activity within Canada early on, especially among indigenous peoples. Then just . . . read more
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Note: David J. Hesselgrave (1924-2018), premier Missiologist and influential missiological Writer passed away Monday May 21, 2018 at age of 94. Like many others, I once was a doctoral student under the tutelage of David Hesselgrave at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. I have always esteemed him as my primary missions mentor. His missiological thinking not . . . read more
This is Hans Finzel’s tenth book on leadership. That being so, there is quite a bit of overlap from what he has written in his previous books. But, even so, there is much value here, especially for the new leader who wants to lead well.
God has a name, and it is “Yahweh.” This one simple idea has the potential to radically alter how you relate to God, not as a doctrine, but as a relational being who responds to you in an elastic, back-and-forth way. This book is a simple, yet helpful guide to what God says about himself.
Rarely do we have a book summary on a biography. However, the life and work of J. Christy Wilson should not be forgotten and needs to be re-introduced to a new generation of missionaries. This is a biography of the humble, adventurous man of prayer who helped launch the Urbana missions conference, and pioneered ministry in Afghanistan when others thought it impossible.
Giving up our “right” to be offended can be one of the most freeing, healthy, simplifying, relaxing, refreshing, stress-relieving, encouraging things we can do.
This is an excellent companion to good biographies on the life of the venerated missionary pioneer Adoniram Judson, such as the classic, To The Golden Shore. No one has so deeply researched the spiritual life of Judson as Burns has done.
This book is written for people who train missionaries. Missionaries must 1) know God, 2) be able to relate well to other people, 3) understand and engage with another culture, and 4) be able to use the Bible in a way that informs all aspects of their lives and ministries.
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. Summary This is an excellent companion to good biographies on the life of the venerated missionary pioneer . . . read more
Keith Anderson, president of The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, states that spirituality is grounded in ordinary life experiences, and that we need to learn to listen to rhythms of life, narratives and creation itself.