Seeing salvation as a shame-to-honor story will open up the possibility of finding redemptive analogies in honor/shame cultures.
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by Matthew Cook, Rob Haskell, Ruth Julian, and Natee Tanchanpongs, eds. William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 256 pages, 2010, $17.99. —Reviewed by Herbert Hoefer, missions chair at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon; former missionary to India for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Local Theology for the Global Church is a pioneering . . . read more
Drawing from 2 Corinthians 8, the author digs deeper into the truth that to be a Christian is to
be both a recipient and a giver.
by David J. Hesselgrave and Ed Stetzer, eds. B&H Publishing, 127 Ninth Ave. N., MSN 14, Nashville, TN 37234-0002, 312 pages, 2010, $26.99. —Reviewed by Donna R. Downes, School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. A cohesive, consistent, focused, theologically deep, missiologically broad and contextually appropriate Evangelical missiology has not yet emerged for this . . . read more
Missionaries should test potential areas of service and do the majority of their gospel proclamation where it is likely to produce fruitful results.
International Orality Network/Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. ION/LCWE, Hong Kong, 159 pages, 2010, $4.95. —Reviewed by Tom Steffen, professor of intercultural studies and director of Doctor of Missiology program at Biola University. Because I’ve been involved in storytelling since the early 1980s, I was anxious to get my hands on Orality Breakouts. I wondered what . . . read more
A case study from Central Asia outlines a four-stage process which demonstrates what true transformation in communities, not of communities, looks like.
by Stephanie Laite Lanham and Joyce Pelletier William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 120 pages, 2010, $12.99. —Reviewed by David A. Diaso, Mission to the World, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Recovering from Traumatic Stress is a great resource for missionaries. I’m not aware of any other books that tackle traumatic stress which . . . read more
A missionary in Russia reminds us that church history
can work for us as we proclaim the life-giving message
by Dwight P. Baker and Douglas Hayward, eds. William Carey Library, 1605 Elizabeth Street, Pasadena, CA 91104, 403 pages, 2010, $14.99. —Reviewed by Ellen Livingood, president of Catalyst Services. Ethics is at its base something lived; it is a practice.” Based on that assertion in the book’s introduction, sixteen writers address thorny issues of ethical . . . read more