In May 2010 a small but important conference took place under the moniker of “Becoming Globally Friendly.”
- Webinar: Partnering WellThu Jan 17 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
- Leadership Affirmations for WomenFri Feb 1 2019, 5:00pm EST - Thu Feb 7 2019, 7:00pm EST
- Emerging Leaders TrainingMon Feb 11 2019, 9:00am EST - Fri Feb 15 2019, 12:00pm EST
by Craig Ott, Stephen J. Strauss, with Timothy C. Tennent Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6287, 432 pages, 2010, $29.99. —Reviewed by Christopher Flanders, assistant professor of missions and director of the Halbert Institute for Missions, Abilene Christian University. In Encountering Theology of Mission, professors of mission and intercultural studies Craig Ott . . . read more
Increasingly, new converts from Islam are asking to be heard through the din. They are asking for empathy as they follow Jesus while maintaining a Muslim identity.
by Sue Eenigenburg and Robynn Bliss William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 239 pages, 2010, $13.99. —Reviewed by Cheri Pierson, assistant professor, Intercultural Studies /TESOL, Wheaton College. Sue Eenigenburg and Robynn Bliss’ new book, Expectations and Burnout: Women Surviving the Great Commission, is a unique resource that applies to women preparing . . . read more
It is time Western missionaries are “converted” and this involves at least three action steps we can take as we move toward change.
by Mark Shaw IVP Academic, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 221 pages, 2010, $20.00. —Reviewed by Eddie Gibbs, senior professor of church growth, Fuller Theological Seminary. There have been a stream of popular accounts of revivals in different parts of the world that have brought encouragement, stimulated prayer for revival, and triggered prophecies . . . read more
Six ways we can deal with those who seek to destroy Christian community.
by J. Mack Stiles InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1226, 128 pages, 2010, $15.00. —Reviewed by John Mann, youth and teaching pastor at Salem Alliance Church in Salem, Oregon. There is a growing discussion in organizational culture regarding the merits of a Results Only Work Environment (ROWE). The mantra is “people are . . . read more
The author shares four powerful reasons why missionaries need to remain focused on their calling.
by Gary B. McGee Orbis Books, P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0302, 2010, 326 pages, $30.00 paperback. —Reviewed by Grant McClung, president, MissionsResourceGroup.org; and missiological advisor, World Missions Commission of the Pentecostal World Fellowship. Few books can claim the designation of “a missiological goldmine” for mission researchers, doctoral students, missionaries, and mission professors. This one . . . read more