Neither commentary nor sermon, The Message of Mission gives sparkling consideration to fifteen key texts of Scripture that focus on mission in “the grand narrative of the Bible.
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I wish to challenge the prevailing assumptions which support our notion of security in missions.
Evangelical missions is committed to being biblical. Yet too often the Bible remains an assumed foundation rather than a functional authority in mission strategizing.
We need a new paradigm for understanding Hinduism not merely for the purpose of clear and accurate thought, but as a necessary prerequisite for comprehending contextualization in the Hindu world.
Beyond protection, we must create space to grow, flourish and develop.” With this premise, John Fawcett thoughtfully develops field research findings taken from research conducted among World Vision personnel.
What does it mean to be an effective educator in a cross-cultural context? While several books have been written on contextualization and cultural values, very little has been written on the specific application of these ideas to the realm of teaching and learning.
The editor compares this work of Ramabai with Alexis Tocqueville’s classic Democracy in America (13).
Finding a contemporary, comprehensive, general introductory text on world missions that speaks directly to today’s generation of potential Christian workers is difficult. Moreau, Corwin and McGee, three missions scholars representing the academic, editorial and mission agency worlds, have collaborated to make that task much easier.
Since Garrison published his booklet, Church Planting Movements, in 2000, missionaries have been longing for more information. If readers only expected an expanded version of the booklet, they will be disappointed.
The number and quality of contextualization resources on the Web is constantly growing. Here we concentrate on the element of contextualization most frequently discussed: theology.