Publications by Members

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Peoples and Places: How Geography Impacts Missions Strategy

Matthew Hirt (Wipf and Stock, 2022) Jesus’s final command to his disciples was to make disciples of all nations. But who are the nations? How do we know we are being obedient to the task? Do our current lists of ethnolinguistic people groups sufficiently answer the question? For the last fifty years, missiologists and missionaries …

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Book Titled Missiological Reflections on Life and Mission

Missiological Reflections on Life and Mission

Stephen M. Davis (Wipf and Stock, 2022) The changing face of world missions presents unique challenges. A new generation must both engage in God’s mission and continue to reflect on the human dimension of engagement in the glorious task of making Christ known to the nations. Christianity is a universal religion not bound by one …

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Image of the book: The Life and Impact of Phil Parshall Connecting with Muslims

The Life and Impact of Phil Parshall: Connecting with Muslims

Kenneth Nehrbass and Mark Williams (William Carey Publishing, 2021) Being a witness for Jesus in Muslim contexts is often difficult, complicated, and even discouraging. Over the past forty years, Phil Parshall, a leading authority on Muslim outreach, has demonstrated that making friends with Muslims—whether in the West or abroad—is where our witness usually begins. “Brother …

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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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