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
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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.
Every Christian with a heart to please Christ faces a daily challenge to maintain and even grow in integrity—to be as good on the inside as we may seem to others on the outside. The measure of character, as has been wisely observed, is what we do and think when nobody is looking.
The ongoing Evangelical discussion of orality relates to engaging all peoples with the word, especially those with a high orality reliance (HOR). It is first a discussion—an interaction of scholars and practitioners trying to unlock doors that reveal ways and means of communication and learning.
How can we analyze the level of dependency in a church or ministry that has support from overseas? Can we monitor the effectiveness of measures that are implemented in order to increase local sustainability over time?
In the last decade, research on and response to migration has become a priority for nations and communities. More recently, mission organizations, denominations, and congregations have rallied to locally address migrants.