Special Note Little did Mike and I know that when he wrote this piece it would be his final one for our MisLinks column. Mike and I co-authored MisLinks since its inception in October 1997, and we constantly remarked to each other over the 14+ years of fruitful collaboration how much we appreciated our partnership . . . read more
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We are living in a time when God is giving the Hispanic Church the opportunity to reach out to Muslims.
by J. D. Payne Biblica, 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921, 174 pages, 2011, $17.99. —Reviewed by Jerry Root, associate professor of evangelism, Wheaton College. J. D. Payne, a missionary and associate professor of church planting and evangelism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has produced a book on evangelism that clearly benefits from . . . read more
When Latinos ask about getting involved in missions, the approach to getting them started is not simple.
by Edgar J. Elliston William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 272 pages, 2011, $19.99. —Reviewed by James Nelson, vice president, Global Mapping International; senior research associate, Fruitful Practice Research. The cover diagram looks a little like Bohr’s model of the atom. While missiological research design is not nuclear science, it . . . read more
In part two of his discussion, Rickett shares a
proposal by which the Western Church and the Majority World Church can bridge the wealth divide and realize the unity we have in Christ.
by M. David Sills Moody Publishers, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610, 256 pages, 2010, $16.99. —Reviewed by John Charping, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Is the Great Commission about decisions or disciples? Reaching and Teaching is a call to a balanced missiology of maturing and multiplying churches. M. David Sills, former missionary and current . . . read more
Although vital to cross-cultural missions, language learning presents a major challenge for missionaries. The author introduces biblical themes for language learning.
by Craig Van Gelder and Dwight J. Zscheile Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516, 208 pages, 2011, $19.99. —Reviewed by Jason McKnight, lead pastor, Grace Fellowship Church, Kinston, North Carolina. This book is meant to do two things: provide an update in the area of missional church, and move the conversation forward. . . . read more
The author shares five questions cross-cultural
workers need to ask when making lifestyle choices.