The biblical practice of contentment can seem like a lost art in our discontented age characterized by impatience, overspending, grumbling, and unhappiness. But even the apostle Paul said that he learned to be content in any and every circumstance. Erik Raymond helps us understand what biblical contentment is …
- Webinar: Making Teams Work in MissionsThu Aug 24 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- Webinar: The Missionary Martyr: What We Learn from Those Who Gave Their Lives for the Cause of ChristThu Aug 31 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- Webinar: The Local Church: Mentoring Healthy Missionary CandidatesThu Sep 7 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- A Global Vision for WomenSat Sep 9 2017 - Sat Sep 16 2017
In this book Stephan Bauman, former president of World Relief, makes the case that even though compared to previous generations we are safer, live longer, hurt less, and earn more, we are also more afraid than ever. We have fallen prey to a culture of fear.
When everything goes wrong in life, it’s easy to give in to the pain, frustration, and anger that threaten to overwhelm us. Though we may feel like giving up, there is life and hope after our world gets turned upside down. Westfall says that it’s often in the face of fear and loss that we truly learn to live with courage, faith, and joy.
The premature death of followers of Christ as a result of human hostility, especially those who die while engaged in mission work, has an enduring impact on observant believers. It causes most to pause and ponder anew the extreme cost of discipleship. It forces many to question whether they themselves measure up to the highest . . . read more
Keith Anderson, president of The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, states that spirituality is grounded in ordinary life experiences, and that we need to learn to listen to rhythms of life, narratives and creation itself.
Author Matthew Rueger openly embraces the hot topic of sexuality, writing compassionately but adamantly to outline the truth from a reasoned, conservative Christian perspective.
Missio Nexus’ leadership thoughtfully summarize books, giving you the Leader’s Edge to help inform, stimulate and provoke profitable discussion. Summary Christian psychiatrist Curt Thompson believes that we are all infected with a spiritual disease called shame. Whether we realize it or not, shame affects every aspect of our personal lives and vocational endeavors. Thompson unpacks . . . read more
Crouch posits that true flourishing travels down an unexpected path – of being both strong and weak at the same time. But two temptations lure us away from abundant living – withdrawing into safety or grasping for power.
The popular notion today is that all religions are basically the same. If all religions are the same, then there’s no reason to choose one over another beyond what suits one’s particular taste. In Unparalleled, Wilson reveals how Christianity is not merely one among many options, but categorically different.
An interview with Marcus Warner, author of Rare Leadership: 4 Uncommon Habits For Increasing Trust, Joy, and Engagement in the People You Lead