Building and maintaining trust is an essential—though often difficult—component of building healthy international teams.
- 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
I long for the Church to fully embrace its identity as the missional powerhouse God has formed it to be—that Christ-centered, transformational catalyst that even the gates of hell cannot stand against.
Goulding discusses his church’s journey to become more “synergistic”, proactively seeking God’s will for a global mission program to ensure the good stewardship of the resources God entrusts to them.
God’s word must be big in me, with a heavy bearing on my discipleship and mission as a Christ-follower.
I call the church planting method that we use the Not-So-Good method because it does not require an outstanding missionary, outstanding local leaders, or wonderful converts. Rather, anyone, even not-so-good missionaries, can use this.
by Knut H. Hoyland and Jakob W. Nielsen, eds. Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies, P.O. Box 46, Jerusalem 91000, Israel, 244 pages, 2013, $25.00. —Reviewed by Jennifer Rosner, an adjunct professor of theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, whose scholarship focuses on contemporary trends in Jewish-Christian relations. Chosen to Follow: Jewish Believers Through History . . . read more
When Christians are targeted for destruction for righteousness’ sake by an unjust state apparatus (e.g., Rome in the second century, or the Kachin of Myanmar/Burma in the twenty-first century), the option of self-defense may or may not be chosen, but it ought to be considered.
by J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Wipf & Stock Publishers, 199 West 8th Avenue, Suite 3, Eugene, OR, 97401, pp. 232, 2013, $26.00. —Reviewed by Edwin Zehner, chair of PhD Program in Asian Studies at Walailak University. The spread of Christianity in Africa has been accompanied by the spread of ministry styles emphasizing an expectation of supernatural . . . read more
Memorization may very well provide a significant tool for discipleship; one that missionaries have not utilized very well.
by Paul H. De Neui, ed. William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth Street, Pasadena, CA 91104, 229 pages, 2013, $17.99. —Reviewed by Michael Lee, an ordained minister, and PhD candidate (ICS) and teaching fellow at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Discussions on contextualization, partnership, and local empowerment are well-worn paths in contemporary missiological discourse. However, in . . . read more