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.
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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.
A survey of 142 college-age MKs reveals the benefits and challenges of missionaries using national schools to educate their children.
The insights on missionary retention in WorthKeeping equal or exceed the contributions on missionary attrition in Too Valuable to Lose, the first book from the “Researching Missionary Attrition Project” or ReMAP.
A brief look at the teachings of Jesus and the early Church show that event-speech (responding to immediate events through Spirit-guided speeches) was the preferred method of evangelism.
A veteran missionary and scholar challenges westerners to reexamine their beliefs of “clean” and “dirty” as viewed in the Indian context.