by Steve Addison InterVarsity Press, 2015 —Reviewed by David R. Dunaetz, assistant professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, Azusa Pacific University; former church planter in France Steve Addison, head of the sending agency MOVE, formerly CRM (Church Resource Ministries) Australia, defines a movement as “a group of people committed to changing the world” (p. . . . read more
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by Gary L. McIntosh Church Leaders Insights, 2016 —Reviewed by Timothy D. Padgett, adjunct faculty, Trinity Christian College & Judson University This book tells the immensely fascinating story of an interesting life. While there is an instructional nature to be found here, it is perhaps better seen for its inspirational contribution. Over the course of . . . read more
by Bernie Power William Carey Library, 2016 —Reviewed by Amit A. Bhatia, PhD/Intercultural Studies; adjunct professor, Trinity International University; Fellow, Billy Graham Center for Evangelism Bernie Power’s stated goal in Challenging Islamic Traditions is to contrast al-Bukhari’s collection of the Hadith—a body of text that details the traditions of Muhammad and the early Islamic community—with . . . read more
by Edna Headland Tate Publishing, 2016 —Reviewed by Scott Hedley, Bible translator, for sixteen years, Southeast Asia One challenge in ministry is the need to see immediate results. Many missionary biographies end with stories of a growing local church and lives being transformed by the word of God. But this book is the story of . . . read more
by Douglas Jacobsen Baker Academic, 2015 —Reviewed by Edward L. Smither, dean, College of Intercultural Studies, Columbia International University Douglas Jacobsen (distinguished professor of church history and theology at Messiah College) has spent a career teaching Global Christian history. He pays that forward in this new book, which offers a concise grasp of the history . . . read more
by Tabor Laughlin Wipf & Stock, 2016 —Reviewed by Ed Scheuerman, professor of intercultural studies, Lancaster Bible College Living among nationals is not enough to accomplish the goal of gaining acceptance in order to share the gospel. The missionary needs to seek to ‘become native.’ Drawing upon his ten years of living in China, Tabor . . . read more
For over seventeen years my husband and I had raised support and had seen both the victories and defeats. However, no matter how short or long it took, or how many struggles we faced along the way, God always provided what we needed in order for us to serve him in the places he led us.
As one who is involved in theological education in a missions context, I am encouraged by many young missionaries who recognize that the task of missions is not complete when a few are converted, or when an initial church or even a group of churches are planted among a people group.
In this article, I want to take medical ethnomusicology a step beyond, addressing missiological issues that arise from diverse kingdom practices in Mozambique. I demonstrate how music and the creative arts can constructively engage society, supporting and nurturing a vital way of life and health that bears public witness to the reign of God.
Teaching world religions to African students in Kenya gradually became a strange experience. I say gradually, because in my earlier years of teaching I did not seem to realize what was happening.