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    The Next Mile - Leader Guide with CD

    A Practical Short-Term Resource with Emphasis on Post-Ministry Follow-Through

    The Next Mile Set

    by Brian J. Heerwagen
    Edited by Dianne Grudda

    This comprehensive tool enables leaders to plan and conduct short-term trips for long-term impact.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Apostolicity

    The Ecumenical Question in World Christian Perspective

    Missiological Engagements

    by John G. Flett

    At the heart of the ecumenical discussions over the past century lies the issue of what constitutes the apostolicity of the church. In an attempt to forge structural agreements, these discussions have ignored the diversity of world Christianity. In this groundbreaking study, John Flett presents a bold account of an apostolicity that embraces plurality.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Insider Jesus

    Theological Reflections on New Christian Movements

    by William A. Dyrness

    Missiologists today are considering the significance of insider movements, followers of Jesus who are emerging from within Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and other cultural contexts. Are these authentic expressions of Christian faith? If so, how should we understand them? William Dyrness brings a rare blend of cultural and theological engagement to his reflections on this important phenomenon.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Crossing Cultures in Scripture

    Biblical Principles for Mission Practice

    by Marvin J. Newell
    Foreword by Patrick Fung

    Missionary and missions professor Marvin Newell provides a biblical theology of culture and mission, mining the depths of Scripture to tease out missiological insights and crosscultural perspectives. Organized canonically from Genesis to Revelation, this text reveals how the whole of Scripture speaks to contemporary mission realities.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures

    Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials

    by Jayson Georges and Mark D. Baker

    Many a Westerner has had a cross-cultural experience of honor and shame. In this well-rounded and ministry-tested guide, Georges and Baker help us decode the cultural script of honor and shame, assisting us also in reading the Bible anew through that lens. Then they offer thoughtful and practical guidance in ministry within honor-shame contexts.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Future of the Global Church

    History, Trends and Possibilities

    Operation World Resources

    by Patrick Johnstone

    In The Future of the Global Church, Patrick Johnstone, author of six editions of the phenomenal prayer guide, Operation World, draws on his fifty years experience to present a breathtaking, full-color graphical and textual overview of the past, present and possible future of the church around the world.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Missional God, Missional Church

    Hope for Re-evangelizing the West

    by Ross Hastings

    Building on the works of David Bosch, Lesslie Newbigin and others, Ross Hastings delivers a comprehensive theology of mission founded on the trinitarian doctrine of God and a "defiant optimism" about the possible re-evangelization of the Western world.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Contextualization in the New Testament

    Patterns for Theology and Mission

    by Dean Flemming

    To provide a model for today's missionary efforts, Dean Flemming examines how the New Testament authors--particularly in Acts, Paul's letters and the Gospels--contextualized the gospel for particular cultures and/or communities.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Leading Across Cultures

    Effective Ministry and Mission in the Global Church

    by James E. Plueddemann

    Missiologist James E. Plueddemann presents a roadmap for crosscultural leadership development in the global church. With keen understanding of current research on cultural dynamics, he integrates theology with leadership theory to apply biblical insights to practical issues in world mission.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Cross-Cultural Servanthood

    Serving the World in Christlike Humility

    by Duane Elmer

    With careful biblical exposition and keen cross-cultural awareness, Duane Elmer offers principles and guidance for avoiding misunderstandings and building relationships in ways that honor people in other cultures.

    Introductory Introductory

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