Book Series: Publications by Members

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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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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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City Church: Working Together to Transform Cities

Kelly Malone (Urban Loft, 2016) In the world’s cities, the church must not only give people hope for eternal life. We must also help them realize their most basic hopes for physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being in the present world.  An individual Christ-follower can feed a hungry child, and a single congregation can provide food …

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Christian Exegesis of the Qur’an: A Critical Analysis of the Apologetic Use of the Qur’an in Select Medieval and Contemporary Arabic Texts

J. Scott Bridger (Pickwick, 2015) Can Christians read biblical meaning into qur’anic texts? Does this violate the intent of those passages? What about making positive reference to the Qur’an in the context of an evangelistic presentation or defense of biblical doctrines? Does this imply that Christians accept the Muslim scripture as inspired?  What about Christians …

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Astonishing Grace: A Mentor’s Ministry in Haiti and Beyond

Edwin S. Walker III (WestBow, 2015) In this new autobiography, 
Edwin S. Walker III describes his 23 years in Haiti.  Walker relates the stories of his childhood, his process of finding God and his missionary work in Haiti. There, in Haiti, he leads a strong radio ministry and mentors national leaders before returning to the United …

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