By entering into a kenotic relationship with the stranger, we extend a true welcome. A better model for doing mission.
- Webinar: Moving Missions Beyond Simple Charity and Short-Term FixesThu Jan 31 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
- Leadership Affirmations for WomenFri Feb 1 2019, 5:00pm EST - Thu Feb 7 2019, 7:00pm EST
- Emerging Leaders TrainingMon Feb 11 2019, 9:00am EST - Fri Feb 15 2019, 12:00pm EST
- Webinar: Building Missionaries: Fostering Souls for Success on the FieldThu Feb 14 2019, 02:00 pm EST - 03:15 pm EST
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
A defense of how Chronological Bible Storying produces true and faithful disciples who may or may not hunger for literate depth.
by William D. Taylor, Antonia van der Meer, and Reg Reimer, editors. William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth St., Pasadena, CA 91104, 568 pages, 2012, $29.99. —Reviewed by J. Keith Bateman, who served for fifteen years as a missionary in Africa, seven of them in Sudan, and since 2007 has served as U.S. director of . . . read more
by Jude Hama The Church in Africa is growing very fast. And like the early Church and the Global Church’s experiences across mission history, it has both authentic and counterfeit church agents. Jesus commends the church in Ephesus, “You have tested those who call themselves Apostles and are not, and found them to be false” . . . read more
by J.D. Payne InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515, 206 pages, 2012. $15.00. —Reviewed by Jenny Yang, vice president of advocacy and policy, World Relief. The migration of people throughout the world creates a huge missional opportunity for the Church, but whether the Church seizes the opportunity will be depend upon a . . . read more