A veteran missionary shares practical, biblical tips for powerfully praying for those working overseas.
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House church-planting movements confirm the broad
effectiveness of first-century apostolic strategies.
Half the world is female and more than half of our missionary workforce is female. Mission organizations simply cannot afford to ignore the diverse human resources God has entrusted to us as we work to carry out the Great Commission.
by John Pearson Peter Drucker shared a story that I will never forget at a retreat gathering of thirty ministry CEOs. This father of modern management was consulting with a Fortune 500 company CEO. At the end of the morning meeting, he asked the CEO, “This afternoon, as you know, I’m meeting with your vice . . . read more
by Gary Corwin Psalm 96:3 is sometimes referred to as the “Great Commission” of the Old Testament: Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. It recently occurred to me that I have not responded adequately to the admonition of this verse. God has done a gracious work in my life, . . . read more
by A. Scott Moreau and Mike O’Rear Although diasporas have been part and parcel of our faith heritage since the Jewish people moved to Egypt in the time of Joseph, it is only in the past decade or so that an explicit framing of diaspora in relation to missions has been proposed. For this edition . . . read more
by Miriam Smith If I give all I possess to the poor…but have not love, I gain nothing.” —1 Corinthians 13:3 My life in Africa has always been a mix of stunning contrasts. Toddlers, fingering sewage-covered stones, exist in tin shacks backed up to tree-lined lawns encircling marble presidential palaces. Guns, graves, and graffiti multiply . . . read more
by Collin Hansen and John Woodbridge Zondervan, 5300 Patterson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49530, 192 pages, 2010, $16.99. —Reviewed by Wesley L. Handy, PhD candidate in applied theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Collin Hansen is a rising star in evangelical circles. In addition to regular contributions to Christianity Today, he serves as editorial . . . read more
Iver shares how he has moved from culture shock to culture grind to a type of culture transcendence which looks only to God’s call for us.
by Mark Labberton InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 236 pages, 2010, $20.00. —Reviewed by Scott Bessenecker, associate director for missions, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. For the reflective and contemplative person, The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor will be a penetrating read and a helpful guide. Mark Labberton is a storyteller and . . . read more