Book Series: Publications by Members

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Ephesiology: A Study of the Ephesian Movement

Michael T. Cooper (William Carey Library, 2020) The city of Ephesus was the site of the most significant church planting movement in the early church, with 40 percent of the New Testament texts relating to it. What made that city the epicenter of the movement? And how can we replicate sustained movements in a world …

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Research Methods and Survey Applications: Outlines and Activities from a Christian Perspective, 3rd Edition

David R. Dunaetz (Martel Press, 2020) As a supplement to traditional textbooks on research methods in psychology and other social sciences, this book provides a series of outlines, discussion questions, and activities for classroom use. Because much real-world research is done in organizational contexts, survey applications are emphasized. The book is written from a Christian …

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Honor, Shame, and the Gospel: Reframing Our Message and Ministry

Christopher Flanders & Werner Mischke (Editors) (William Carey Publishing, 2020) Christians engaged in communicating the gospel navigate a challenging tension: faithfulness to God’s ancient, revealed Word—and relevance to the local, current social context. What if there was a lens or paradigm offering both? Understanding the Bible—particularly the gospel—through the ancient cultural “language” of honor-shame offers believers this double blessing. An honorific gospel offers new …

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Christian Mission: A Concise, Global History

Edward L. Smither (Lexham Press, 2019) A deeper understanding of the grand history of mission leads to a faithful expression of God’s mission today. From the beginning, God’s mission has been carried out by people sent around the world. From Abraham to Jesus, the thread that weaves its way throughout Scripture is a God who …

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Crossing Cultures: Preparing Strangers for Ministry in Strange Places

Stephen M. Davis (Wipf and Stock, 2019) Cross-cultural ministry is extremely challenging and must be entered into with eyes wide open. The aim of this book is to help better prepare cross-cultural workers to accomplish the task to which God has called them, to help churches become more proactive in recruiting potential candidates and providing …

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Breaking through the Boundaries: God’s Mission from the Outside In.

Robert L Gallagher, Sarita Gallagher Edwards, Paul Hertig, and Young Lee Hertig (Orbis Books, 2019) In this innovative work, four experienced missiologists draw upon biblical narratives to highlight key roles played by those outside established Jewish/Christian religious tradition in the service of God’s mission. The authors apply the missiological insights gleaned from the biblical accounts …

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By Prayer to the Nations: A Short History of SIM

Gary R. Corwin (Credo House Publishers, 2018) Well into its second century now, the history of SIM is a history of God graciously using generations of ordinary and imperfect people to display his mercy and to extend his kingdom to where He is least known. The result has been Jesus building his Church through new …

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Encountering the History of Missions: From the Early Church to Today.

Robert L Gallagher; John Mark Terry (Baker Academic, 2017) This new addition to a highly acclaimed series portrays the sweep of missions history, revealing how God has fulfilled his promise to bless all the nations. Two leading missionary scholars and experienced professors help readers understand how missions began, how missions developed, and where missions is …

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Contemporary Mission Theology: Engaging the Nations.

Robert L Gallagher with Paul Hertig (Orbis Books , 2017) A resource for the classroom that specifically addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century, this collection in honor of Charles E. Van Engen features contributions from practically all the leading lights of the missiology world. Scholars including Stephen Bevans, Roger Schroeder, van Thanh Nguyen, …

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