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by Tom Steffen Wipf & Stock, 199 W. 8th Ave., Suite 3, Eugene, OR 97401, 418 pages, 2011, $46.00. —Reviewed by Damian O. Emetuche, assistant church planting professor, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Tom Steffen’s book, The Facilitator Era, is an interesting read for a number of reasons. Foremost is the uniqueness of the style—it . . . read more
Continuing the Discussion of “Women in Missions.”
by Wendell Paul Karsen William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2140 Oak Industrial Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, 454 pages, 2010, $36.00. —Reviewed by Charles W. Weber, history department, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. The Church under the Cross is an autobiography as it should be: a vivid, fast-paced account of a person’s life as it . . . read more
Dr. Paul Hiebert’s concept of bounded sets and centered sets are often misapplied in mission circles today.
by Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1426, 286 pages, 2011, $25.00. —Reviewed by Nicholas G. Piotrowski, PhD candidate, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. It is no exaggeration to say that most Christians have a myopic perspective on the universal church (including church history). Mark Noll and . . . read more
by Ruth Julian Last November, I was sitting in the living room of a vibrant Congolese Christian woman and we were sharing prayer requests. She asked for prayer for the upcoming month. Wanting to understand the request better, I probed to find out more details. She explained that in Congo, the month of December is . . . read more
by Cheri L. Pierson, Lonna J. Dickerson, and Florence R. Scott. Piquant Editions, P.O. Box 83, Carlisle, CA3 9GR, 378 pages, 2010, $27.95. —Reviewed by Mary Shepard Wong, professor, Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL Department, Azusa Pacific University. For multilingual seminary students who are seeking to expand their repertoire of English reading strategies, increase their . . . read more
Case study of how one missionary team (Mission Mexico City) tried to contextualize the spiritual formation process with urban youth in Mexico City.
by Kelly O’Donnell William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 265 pages, 2011, $16.99. —Reviewed by Brent Lindquist, president, Link Care Center. How can we keep up the good work of member care in this new and challenging time of crisis, trauma, violence, and change? In Global Member Care, Kelly O’Donnell has . . . read more