RIckette shows how two independent organizations, whether church or mission, each possessing the qualities of selfhood, autonomy, and self-reliance, can successfully share resources across the wealth divide.
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by Dean Flemming IVP Academic —Reviewed by Richard Hibbert, director, School of Cross-Cultural Mission, Sydney and Missionary Bible College EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS continue to debate whether proclaiming the gospel or demonstrating it should be given priority. Reacting to the “social gospel” promoted by theological liberals in the early 1900s, and despite calls of the Lausanne movement . . . read more
A conversation with John Becker and Paul Dzubinski.
by Debbie Hawker and Tim Herbert, editors Condeo Press —Reviewed by Anna Bishop, minister (world mission), All Souls, Langham Place, U.K. I WAS DELIGHTED WHEN Debbie Hawker and Tim Herbert told me that they were working on this book. Although there are many books on singleness (e.g., by Al Hsu and Andrea Trevenna) and even a . . . read more
If you ask someone to describe short-term missions, you will probably hear him or her say, “Short-term missions is a life-changing experience.” Although this phrase is well worn and used often, it embodies deep truth. Millions of people, including myself, have personally experienced and witnessed this life-changing experience.
by EMQ Editor Archer, Clint. 2014. Holding the Rope: Short-term Missions, Long-term Impact. Pasadena, Calif.: William Carey Library. Chan, Simon. 2014. Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic. Haykin, Michael A.G. and C. Jeffrey Robinson Sr. 2014. To the Ends of the Earth: Calvin’s Missional Vision and . . . read more
Despite blemishes both the church and the agency have, there is also incredible potential. What would it look like if both organisms made it a priority to work together in interdependent collaboration?
by Carlos Diaz Last year, I spent some time walking around a small seminary in western Cuba with the seminary’s director. I was there to teach a course on missions and was enjoying the beauty of the campus. Near the entrance to the seminary, a bridge had been built over a small pond, more for . . . read more
by Jackson Wu How might we craft stories from an honor-shame perspective in order to challenge cultural values that are contrary to the gospel?1 Since honor and shame are important elements of all cultures, this question is relevant for every context. Below I offer a few initial suggestions that will hopefully contribute to a more . . . read more
by Gary Corwin It has been my privilege for the last five years to be part of the leadership team for a network known as Bridging the Divide (BtD). Its purpose is to be a forum for scholars, practitioners, and church leaders committed to the proposition that Muslims should have the best possible opportunities to . . . read more