From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is a crosscultural book. Scripture is full of narratives of God’s people crossing cultures in pursuit of God’s mission. Biblical texts shed light on mission dynamics: Sarah and Hagar functioning in an honor-shame culture, Moses as a multicultural leader, Ruth as a crosscultural conversion, David and Uriah illustrating power distance, the queen of Sheba as an international truth-seeker, Daniel as a transnational student, Paul in Athens as a model of contextualization, and much more.
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- Webinar: The Role of Mission Organizations in Missionary Well-BeingThu Oct 21 2021, 12:00pm EDT
- The Innovation Crises: Creating Disruptive Influence in the Ministry You LeadThu Oct 28 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- The Danger of Safety: How Our Love Affair with Safety Keeps Us from World Missions and What To Do About ItWed Nov 3 2021, 01:00pm EDT
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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.
Todd Wilson is the founder of Exponential (exponential.org), a national non-profit organization that champions church multiplication and equips church multipliers. In this book Wilson meets Christians where they’re at, acknowledging the roots of their discontent and demonstrating how to move from inspiration and desire into action.
This month we are presenting an in-depth look at the opposite side of leadership — i.e. followership. In this book Hamlin shares from his own experience how one can succeed as a follower by effectively serving in the second-rank.
Missio Nexus’ leadership thoughtfully summarize books, giving you the Leader’s Edge to help inform, stimulate and provoke profitable discussion. Summary Challenging the conventional wisdom about what makes for a good leader, Daniel Montgomery, pastor of Sojourn Church, Louisville, calls us to a countercultural perspective on leadership rooted in our Creator. He presents a new framework . . . read more
This book is part theology of incarnation and part stroll through the fields and forest of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Anchored in the teaching of Jesus, Anderson explores how cultivating humility—not scheduling, strict boundaries, or increased productivity—leads to peace.
Compared to previous books on the subject, this book takes the understanding of honor-shame dynamics to another level. Every message bearer working in non-Western cultures needs to read and apply the insights and principles found in this book if they are to avoid the typical cultural bounders too often committed by too many.
Missio Nexus’ leadership thoughtfully summarize books, giving you the Leader’s Edge to help inform, stimulate and provoke profitable discussion. Summary Compared to previous books on the subject, this book takes the understanding of honor-shame dynamics to another level. Every message bearer working in non-Western cultures needs to read and apply the insights and principles found . . . read more
Author Matthew Rueger openly embraces the hot topic of sexuality, writing compassionately but adamantly to outline the truth from a reasoned, conservative Christian perspective.
by Marv Newell I have just returned from visiting two countries in Southeast Asia where I repeatedly heard Western Christian workers use the code word cousins in reference to Muslims. “Let’s remember to pray for our cousins,” “We now have a new outreach to cousins in the north,” and “We need new workers to cousins . . . read more