Through contact with thousands of Boomers across the U.S. who are considering a future in missions, five significant obstacles seem to be common: faith, finances, fit, family, and fight.
- 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 WeekSun Oct 20 2019 - Sat Oct 26 2019
- Building Outstanding Church/Mission Agency Relations in MobilizationMon Nov 11 2019, 4:00pm CST - Wed Nov 13 2019, 12:00pm CST
by A. Scott Moreau and Mike O’Rear By the time you read this, the four celebrations of the centenary of Edinburgh 1910 will be behind us. Of the four, Tokyo 20101 (tokyo2010.org) and Capetown 2010 (lausanne.org/cape-town-2010) were most focused on the interests and ongoing passions of evangelicals. Tokyo 2010 issued a clarion call to keep . . . read more
Insider Approach to Muslim Ministry
I appreciate EMQ running an “Insider Approach to Muslim Ministry a Latino Perspective” by Carlos Diaz (July 2010).
by Dyron B. Daughrity Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. 28 Broadway, 18th floor, New York, NY 10006, 290 pages, 2010, $34.95. —Reviewed by Melody J. Wachsmuth, mission journalist in preparation. The challenge of assessing the growth and global movement of Christianity over two thousand years is no small task—it requires a multi-disciplinary study such as is . . . read more
In May 2010 a small but important conference took place under the moniker of “Becoming Globally Friendly.”
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