We in the missions community think of ourselves as being in the church planting business. But somehow I often wonder if we are deceived. Jim Collins’ book Good to Great, inspired me to think about what we are good at and what we are deeply passionate about. What really is our raison d’etre?
- 24: Creating Pathways (and Reducing Barriers) for Women in Organizational Leadership: Seeing Men and Women Flourish as They Work TogetherMon Jun 17 2019, 12:00pm EDT - Tue Jun 18 2019, 12:00pm EDT
- LeaderSHIFTs: Pursuing a Culture of Shared Leadership between Men and WomenMon Sep 16 2019, 12:00pm EDT - Tue Sep 17 2019, 12:00pm EDT
- Mission Leaders Conference 2019Thu Sep 19 2019, 2:00pm EDT - Sat Sep 21 2019, 12:00pm EDT
- Women's Development WeekSat Sep 28 2019 - Sat Oct 5 2019
- Women's Development WeekSun Oct 20 2019 - Sat Oct 26 2019
Allen Hertzke brings us a readable and interesting account of a recent and surprising phenomenon: conservative evangelicals engaging in the traditionally liberal arena of international humanitarian and human rights advocacy.
During the latter half of the twentieth century, globalization has caused the dispersion of millions of English-speakers to the ends of the earth.
Global Passion was published on the occasion of Operation Mobilization (OM) founder George Verwer’s transfer of leadership of OM to Peter Maiden after having led the movement for forty years.
It is amazing how learning and growth take place as we find ourselves in certain contexts. Our experience in church-planting ministry in France for nearly thirty years taught us this lesson.
If you are looking for a good book to put in the hands of someone wanting to understand the differences between Christianity and Islam, David W. Shenk’s work comparing the Muslim ummah or community with the Christian church is an excellent choice.
What happens when an international, interdenominational faith mission agency decides that a national church it birthed has reached maturity and is ready to assume full responsibility for the church and related ministries?
Edited by C.V. Mathew, a former dean of Union Biblical Seminary who now chairs the Evangelical Fellowship of India, this book includes essays by eleven authors, eight of whom are Indian nationals.
Though they may take on different forms than in the past, traditional “cross-cultural” challenges will continue to be an important aspect of missionary life during the twenty-first century.
From its small beginning in north India 2,500 years ago, Buddhism is poised to become the third largest religion in 2010 with 1.8 billion adherents. Peoples of the Buddhist World is a timely book on the religion which was perhaps the first organized missionary faith.