Bruce Riley Ashford, editor. B&H Academic, 127 Ninth Avenue North, MSN 114 Nashville, TN 37234, 2011, 352 pages, $25.99. —Reviewed by William Taylor, senior mentor, WEA Mission Commission; president, TaylorGlobalConsult. I am indebted to Bruce Ashford and his team of writers for a substantive, coherent, biblical, and creative approach to the theology and practice of . . . read more
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
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Suffering and martyrdom have strengthened, extended, and purified the Church and attracted non-believers to the Christian faith. Nayak looks at India as an example of church growth through persecution.
by Jim Harries William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 2011, 304 pages, $19.99. —Reviewed by Murray Decker, associate professor of Intercultural Studies, Biola University, Cook School of Intercultural Studies, La Mirada, California. Timid, he is not. This book expresses the strongly-held perspectives and passions of Jim Harries, a veteran missionary with . . . read more
The Book of Esther reminds us that even when God’s name is absent, mission can still take place. Our commitment to living with missional intentionality through thoughtful cultural engagement is a powerful tool of proclamation.
by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert Crossway, 1300 Crescent Street Wheaton, IL 60187, 2011, 288 pages, $15.99. —Reviewed by Benjamin G. Edwards, director of Urban Ministry, Inter-City Baptist Church, Allen Park, Michigan. You can never hit the target if you do not know what the target is. Thus, the only way to determine a strategy’s . . . read more
Historical voices remain curiously absent from many modern discussions about using the term “Son of God.” The author uses Theodore Abu Qurrah, a ninth-century native of Edessa and Orthodox bishop of Harran, as an example of how early church leaders viewed the debate.
by Other books received Burrows, William R., Mark R. Gornik, and Janice A. McLean, eds. 2011. Understanding World Christianity: The Vision and Work of Andrew F. Walls. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books. Dickens Meyerink, Dorothy. 2011. Ministry among the Maya: A Missionary Memoir. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Edwards Dormer, Jan. 2011. Teaching . . . read more
There are key questions which must be asked when considering cross-cultural evangelism.
by Marvin J. Newell As human beings living in a mechanized world, we embrace the processes of calibrating and recalibrating on a daily basis. Recalibrating implies that somewhere along the way we have either gotten something wrong, have lost our way, or don’t quite have it right. That in itself is difficult for mission . . . read more
One study of undergraduate students shows that financial giving is alive and well among young evangelicals.