—Reviewed by Douglas Hayward, professor of anthropology and intercultural studies at Biola University’s Cook School of Intercultural Studies.
- The Role of the Church in Working with Orphans and Vulnerable ChildrenWed Dec 1 2021, 01:00pm EST
- 2iCTue Dec 7 2021, 01:00pm EST
- Critical Skills for Emerging Leaders TrainingTue Feb 15 2022, 03:00pm EST
- Leadership Pathways: Thriving as Women Leaders and Developing OthersThu Mar 3 2022, 05:00pm EST
- On Mission 2022Wed Apr 6 2022
The author shares some common concerns among missionary women.
by Werner Mischke, designer/editor Mission One, Inc., P.O. Box 5960, Scottsdale, AZ 85261, 212 pages, 2011, $29.95 (free DVD discussion guide). —Reviewed by Todd Poulter, consultant with Wycliffe Global Alliance, International Partnering Associates, and Mission to Unreached Peoples. Start with a worthy goal: equipping followers of Jesus Christ for healthy cross-cultural partnerships. Select your audience: . . . read more
by Miikka Ruokanen and Paulos Huang, eds. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2140 Oak Industrial Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, 275 pages, 2011, $35.00. —Reviewed by Tom Horn Jr., The Navigators, Colorado Springs, Colorado. What could be timelier than a resource to better understand Chinese culture? China is dominating the early part of the . . . read more
Corwin focuses on three things that impress him most about Stott’s engagement with mission issues.
by Kitty Barnhouse Purgason, ed. William Carey Library, 1605 East Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 224 pages, 2010, $13.99. —Reviewed by Lonna J. Dickerson, director, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Billy Graham Center, Wheaton College. Many thousands of seminary and Bible school students all over the world use English every day in their theological studies. Some . . . read more
Payne encourages everyone involved in missions to set a goal in 2012 to read Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours?
by Craig Ott and Gene Wilson Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6287, 464 pages, 2011, $29.99. —Reviewed by David R. Dunaetz, assistant professor of psychology, Azusa Pacific University; former church planter in France. This excellent, insightful, and well-written book answers the question, “What do we know about Christ-centered, biblically-based, cross-cultural church planting?” . . . read more
Being a cultural pilgrim may be the best way to live on this earth, since it reminds us that we belong to God, not to a particular culture.
Difficult, thoughtful questions can become tools to help us observe “the evidences of the grace of God.”