Deculturation is speeding up. And it’s happening worldwide. We must, therefore, ask ourselves, Is the mission industry keeping up with these changes?
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by Tom Doyle Thomas Nelson, P.O. Box 141000, Nashville TN 37214, 288 pages, 2012, $15.99. —Reviewed by Scott Hedley, a research associate in Asia. As a researcher working with a Muslim language group in Asia, I was very interested in the subject of this book since I have personally met Muslims who have become more . . . read more
MKs’ personalities, values, and experiences reflect the values of the emerging Church. MKs, in fact, are in a unique position to contribute to the local church and shape its vision.
by David Greenlee, editor William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, forthcoming. —Reviewed by Warrick Farah, blogger at muslimministry.blogspot.com. Easily the most contentious issues surrounding ministry to Muslims today are the Insider Movement and matters of socio-religious identity for Muslim Background Believers (MBBs). Longing for Community is a collection of essays from . . . read more
By entering into a kenotic relationship with the stranger, we extend a true welcome. A better model for doing mission.
by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 240 pages, 2012, $16.00. —Reviewed by Jackson Wu (PhD) teaches theology and missiology in an unregistered seminary in China. He blogs at jacksonwu.wordpress.com. It would not be overstating to say every Christian should become familiar with this book. . . . read more
The supreme task given to the Church is the disciplization of all nations. Each generation ought to discern its unique context and how to implement disciplistic baptism.
by Greg H. Parsons WCIU Press, 1539 E. Howard St. Pasadena CA, 91104 441 pages, 2012, $19.99. —Reviewed by David Dougherty, mission mobilization and leader development, OMF International. Dr. Ralph D. Winter was responsible for the most significant change in how mission agencies and churches understand the task of world evangelization since World War II. . . . read more
Perhaps it is time to reconsider what we are trying to read into the office of an apostle. Rasmussen proposes a new view of the term and four others respond.
by Gary Fujino, Timothy R. Sisk, Tereso C. Casiño William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 304 pages, 2012, $14.99. —Reviewed by Ivan Chung, director of International Student Services at Biola University. Reaching the City appropriately expands on the changing demographics of missions today and adds essential thought, vision, and practice for . . . read more