by Solomon Aryeetey Sebi tafratse (with all due respects): A Word to the West from the Rest These are indeed very interesting times! Sometimes, I cannot help but incredulously ask, “What is happening in our world these days?!” It seems like the whole world is going through a grand seizure which refuses to end. First, . . . read more
- Webinar: Four Global Trends Affecting World MissionThu Mar 21 2019, 02:00 pm EDT - 03:15 pm EDT
- 24: Creating Pathways (and Reducing Barriers) for Women in Organizational Leadership: Seeing Men and Women Flourish as They Work TogetherFri Mar 29 2019, 12:00pm PDT - Sat Mar 30 2019, 12:00pm PDT
- Canadian Mission Leader ConnectionThu Apr 4 2019, 10:00am EDT - 2:00pm EDT
- Peer2Peer - CEOsTue Apr 9 2019, 5:30pm EDT - Thu Apr 11 2019, 4:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Jesus in the Secular World #1: Understanding Global SecularizationThu Apr 18 2019, 02:00 pm EDT - 03:15 pm EDT
by Edward L. Smither Pickwick Publications (imprint of Wipf & Stock), 199 W. 8th Ave., Suite 3, Eugene, OR 97401, 2012, 272 pages, $24.80. —Reviewed by Dave Broucek, international ministries director, South America Mission. Ed Smither’s work represents a mature evangelical description of Latin American missionary efforts. Earlier narratives of missions from south of the . . . read more
by J.R. Woodward InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1426, 2012, 256 pages, $25.00. —Reviewed by Jonathan K. Dodson (MDiv, ThM), pastor and apostolic leader, Austin, Texas. As the volume of missional church literature increases, a segment of North America has grasped the apostolic impulse of the Church. Yet as books on mission . . . read more
In “Searching for the Indigenous Method” (October 2012), Kyle Faircloth criticizes what he describes as “the strategy for Church Planting Movements (CPM).” Unfortunately,
by David R. Dunaetz Martel Press, 142 Principia Ct., Claremont, CA 91711, 150 pages, 2012, nprice. —Reviewed by Edward Smither, professor, Intercultural Studies, Columbia International University; author, Brazilian Evangelical Missions in the Arab World. Should we read history missiologically, and can that historical reflection help mission practice today? David Dunaetz attempts to answer yes to . . . read more
Who, for example, would tend to be better positioned to shine in cross-cultural communication, Ms./Mr. straight-laced introvert, or Ms./Mr. personality?
by David Feddes Christian Leaders Press, Monee, IL 60449, 294 pages, 2012, $19.95. —Reviewed by Robert S. Covolo, Center for Advanced Theological Studies, Fuller Seminary. The Christian faith in the West has found itself in the strange position of seeking to bring the gospel to the very culture it helped create. With this dynamic in . . . read more
How should Christians think about transformational leadership? Exploring the pros and cons in a Christian context.
by Christine Dillon InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 224 pages, 2012, $15.00. —Reviewed by Mark M. Overstreet, PhD, vice president, T4 Global, Dallas, Texas. Have you been frustrated by ineffective methods of evangelism that leave people uninterested in the gospel? With real-world experience from numerous mission contexts, Christine Dillon explains a . . . read more
The Church must continue to affirm the universal missionhood of the believer, calling all Christians to live as commissionaries, while pleading for a set-apart work of the missionary.