The majority of newcomers on the mission field want direction and accountability. Veteran missionaries are the ones to provide it.
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This book is a tale of two cultures: the East Asian culture and the American culture
Why do Christians so often reject their call to global missions? The answer to this is in the power of lies and our tendency to believe them.
Over the past few years, a variety of non-profits, including many Christian organizations, have begun to publish lists or “catalogs” of projects which donors can fund for needy people in a particular place. Strom sets out to see for herself what happens to contributions given to charities via these gift catalog programs.
The author asks, “Are we tourists or are we God’s missionary people?” Rickett shares why many STMs are not working and how we can make them more effective.
Few themes trigger a neuralgic reaction among evangelicals more quickly than the atonement. The atonement is the bedrock of Christian faith. In Jesus Christ God acted for our salvation. But the meaning of the atonement is not easily grasped; an element of mystery surrounds God’s saving action.
Spanish and typical Western worldviews are quite different, thus creating challenges for effective long-term ministry.
Written to the American churchgoer, Buchanan’s message is even more urgent for frontline cross-cultural workers laboring under the “tyranny of the urgent” and the “reality of insufficient resources.”
Careful and adequate pre-mission training needs to be done in preparing westerners to engage the cultural context of Africa in short-term missions.
Dependency and sustainability are the new buzzwords. The order of the day is, “Support indigenous ministry, but be very careful how you give.” John Rowell challenges this conventional thinking.