by Roy Oksnevad
- Church and Agency Partnerships: Ingredients for Meaningful and Effective MinistryWed Aug 4 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Pipeline Consultation on Candidate AssessmentThu Aug 5 2021, 02:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Member Care: Coming Attractions: Sunshine and StormThu Aug 12 2021, 12:00pm EDT
- Mobilizing the Next GenerationThu Aug 12 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Women in the Mission of the ChurchThu Aug 26 2021, 02:00pm EDT
As an increasing number of mission agencies desire to involve more gifted women as decision-makers in their executive and board leadership structures, they are experiencing difficulty in finding them. How can we create more avenues to find, develop, support, and retain more gifted women to bring the perspective and talent that we desire for our organizations?
—Reviewed by Aminta Arrington, PhD candidate, Cook School of Intercultural Studies, Biola University.
by Samuel E. Chiang and Grant Lovejoy, eds. International Orality Network in cooperation with Capstone Enterprises, Hong Kong, 229 pages, 2013, $9.95 (Kindle) or free download from the International Orality Network. —Reviewed by Lynn Thigpen, cross-cultural worker in Southeast Asia and PhD student in Intercultural Education, Cook School of Intercultural Studies, Biola University. Through a . . . read more
by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI 49516, 189 pages, 2013, $18.99. —Review by Chuck Davis, partner professor, Intercultural Studies, Alliance Theological Seminary; senior pastor, Stanwich Church, Greenwich, Connecticut. In his stirring missionary message to the Athenians, Paul declares, “And He [God] made from one man every nation of mankind to live on . . . read more
More than a half-century ago, Donald McGavran introduced the world of missions to the homogeneous unit principle, the idea that church-planting efforts can be much more effective if focused on a specific ethno-linguistic people.
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
The authors warn workers that neglecting to love and serve their families can lead to a failure in what it means to be in missions.
by Brian Woolnough, editor Regnum Resources for Mission, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR, UK, 125 pages, 2013, £9.99. —Reviewed by Elizabeth C. Parsons, former missionary to Southern Africa; lecturer in Religion, Culture, and Development, Boston University School of Theology. Africa is often depicted as a land of total disaster or . . . read more
Email is a tool that can, when combined with other relationship-enhancing activities, augment what the leader does to demonstrate true care to others.