by Roy Oksnevad
- 2iCTue Dec 7 2021, 01:00pm EST
- Critical Skills for Emerging Leaders TrainingTue Feb 15 2022, 03:00pm EST
- Leadership Pathways: Thriving as Women Leaders and Developing OthersThu Mar 3 2022, 05:00pm EST
- On Mission 2022Wed Apr 6 2022
- Equipping Missions for the Cultural Challenges of Singleness, Marriage & SexualityTue Apr 12 2022, 12:00pm EDT
Email is a tool that can, when combined with other relationship-enhancing activities, augment what the leader does to demonstrate true care to others.
by Janel Kragt Bakker Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave., New York, NY, 10016, 320 pages, 2013, $29.95. —Reviewed by Benjamin Espinoza, director of youth and community life, Covenant Church, Bowling Green, Ohio. With the onset of globalization, the fall of colonialism, and the rapid expansion of the Majority World Church, new models of mission . . . read more
Mission leaders need hard data to help them exercise good stewardship of both the financial and human resources entrusted to them. This study of the compensation practices helps them do just that.
by John Mark Terry and J. D. Payne. Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6278, Grand Rapids, MI 49516, 304 pages, 2013, $26.99. —Reviewed by Gerald Roe, associate professor, Intercultural Studies, North Greenville University. It has been said that in times of conflict, enduring peace is not won by strategy alone; there must be action. Missions at . . . read more
The Chinese churches are at critical point in their mission outreach. Awakened and zealous, they are bound to supply global Christian mission with new blood and energy.
by Basil Scott Primalogue Publishing Media. #32 2nd Cross, Hutchins Road, St. Thomas Town PO, Bangalore 560 084 India, 208 pages, 2013, $9.99 Kindle. —Reviewed by Joel Rainey, executive director, Mid-Maryland Baptist Association; adjunct professor, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Capital Bible Seminary. Basil Scott seeks to leverage his decades of experience in order to provide . . . read more
Although reinterpreting Muhammad’s prophethood may lead us to a more respectful witness, we must remember that it is no witness at all if we intentionally miscommunicate.
by Eddie Gibbs Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6278, Grand Rapids, MI 49516, 272 pages, 2013, $20.99. —Reviewed by Brian Lays, MDiv student, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. There is little doubt that the Western Church is in an epochal transition. The long age of Christendom, in which the Church enjoyed considerable social, political, and cultural influence, is . . . read more
Jesus was the master storyteller. He often taught people in the form of parables. Shouldn’t we do the same?