Edward L. Smither (Cascade Books, 2014) How did Christian missions happen in the early church from AD 100 to 750? Beginning with a brief look at the social, political, cultural, and religious contexts, Mission in the Early Church tells the story of early Christian missionaries, their methods, and their missiology. This book explores some of …
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Ronald W. Brown (www.globalvault.ca, 2014) INTERSECTIONS is the story of my life and how it intersected with the four streams of missiology; showing my place in the history of missions, showing where cultural anthropology helped me as a missioner to journey alongside other cultures, showing a variety of strategic methodologies used in my missionary career,
Cross-Cultural Church Planting for Probies: Envisioning And Facilitating Holistic Church Planting Among Unreached People Groups From Preparation To Closure
Jan B. Dixon and Roger L. Dixon (CreateSpace, 2014) This book is different from others on cross-cultural church planting in its emphasis on mentoring, negotiating, and spiritual leadership in unreached people groups. It also has a unique look at contextualization and project planning. Order Now!
Church Planting among Immigrants in US Urban Centers: The Where, Why, and How of Diaspora Missiology in Action
Enoch Wan and Anthony Casey (Institute for Diaspora Studies, 2014) This book shows patterns of assimilation and integration that are common among immigrant groups and provides tools of cultural research to get out in the city, talk to people, build relationships, gain entrance into these communities, find leaders, and plant healthy churches. These tools are
James R. Krabill, Frank Fortunato, Robin P. Harris, and Brian Schrag, eds. (William Carey Library, 2013) This volume offers theological reflection, case studies, practical tools, and audiovisual resources to help the global church appreciate and generate culturally appropriate arts in worship and witness. From the expertise of numerous practitioners, this volume integrates insights from the fields
Christopher R. Little (Amazon Kindle, 2013) Déjà vu has hit the contemporary missionary movement on a global scale. The same unfortunate presumptions and practices which the revered Roland Allen confronted at beginning of the 20th century have returned with a vengeance one century later. This book adopts Allen’s polemic style in addressing issues which all
Dave Brunn (InterVarsity Press Academic, 2013) What makes a Bible translation faithful? Is one version superior to others? Do we really need more than one translation? How can answering these questions help us become better Bible readers? Dave Brunn has been involved in Bible translation work around the world for many years. From the perspective
Patrick Krayer (William Cary Library, 2013) My Mother’s Sons provides a thoughtful model for how Western Christian workers can respectfully negotiate sexual boundaries and norms in Muslim contexts. Westerners are inclined to impose their own culturally shaped notions of gender equality and justice on non-egalitarian communities, alienating the very people they are seeking to serve.
Andrew F. Bush (Wipf and Stock, 2013) With the majority of the world’s Christians now living in the non-Western world, Christian mission has become a global movement. The mission of Western Christianity now faces the challenge of laying aside the preeminence and privilege it has long enjoyed in global Christian mission, and embracing a new