—Reviewed by Douglas Hayward, professor of anthropology and intercultural studies at Biola University’s Cook School of Intercultural Studies.
- Essentials for Fundraising and Development for Missions AgenciesThu Apr 22 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: The Blessed Alliance—Men and Women Serving God TogetherThu Apr 22 2021, 02:00pm EDT
- Innovation Labs - Session 4Tue Apr 27 2021, 10:00am EDT
- Renew: CEO & Spouse RetreatTue May 4 2021, 03:00pm EDT
- Church Mission Leaders Peer 2 Peer: Diaspora Ministry and the Local ChurchWed May 12 2021, 01:00pm EDT
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.”
by Sahaja Carimokam Xlibris Corporation, 568 pages, 2011, $36.99. —Reviewed by Roy Oksnevad, director of Muslim Ministries, Wheaton College. Sahaja Carimokam’s (pseudonym) Muhammad and the People of the Book is the best book I have read in a long time. Carimokam primarily addresses the question of Muhammad’s relationship with non-Muslims. Since significant portions of the . . . read more
Atkins shares how music can be used to confront issues within a believer’s worldview.
by Irving Hexham Zondervan, 5300 Patterson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49530, 512 pages, 2011, $39.99. —Reviewed by Terry C. Muck, dean, E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism, Asbury Theological Seminary. Irving Hexham’s new world religion textbook raises an intriguing pedagogical question: How do Western students best learn about non-Christian world religions? Most world religion courses follow a predictable . . . read more
After describing his own experience in teaching and mentoring in different contexts, Nichols shares ideas for developing the student-teacher relationship outside of the classroom.
Chatrath, Nick. 2011. Reaching Muslims: A One-stop Guide for Christians. Oxford: Monarch Books. Choong, Gary K. G. 2011. Counter-cultural Paradigmatic Leadership: Ethical Use of Power in Confucian Societies. Eugene, Ore.: Wipf & Stock. Engelsviken, Tormud, Erling Lundeby, and Dagfinn Solheim, eds. 2011. The Church Going Glocal: Mission and Globalisation. Oxford: Regnum Books International. Meroff, . . . read more