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    Mapping Church Missions

    A Compass for Ministry Strategy

    by Sharon R. Hoover

    Sharon Hoover brings her years of experience in local church missions to bear on thorny questions every church faces. Should we prioritize evangelism or works of service? Local ministries or overseas missions? And what about short-term missions trips? Hoover approaches each question with nuance, helping us plot our church's unique course as we seek to serve Christ's kingdom.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Short-Term Missions Workbook

    From Mission Tourists to Global Citizens

    by Tim Dearborn

    Going on a short-term missions trip can be a life-transforming experience, but it can also involve weeks of physical and spiritual challenges. In this revised and expanded ten-week course, you will find a concise summary of crosscultural principles, help in facing spiritual warfare, tips on avoiding a tourist mentality, spiritual preparation through individual or group Bible study, and discussion and reflection questions.

    Introductory Introductory
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    After the Trip

    Unpacking Your Crosscultural Experience

    by Cory Trenda
    Foreword by Tim Dearborn

    Can a one-time crosscultural experience truly be life-changing? Veteran trip leader and intercultural guide Cory Trenda provides a unique guide for individuals and teams to make the most of a crosscultural trip after returning home. Combining practical tips, reflections, and stories from decades of experiencel, this is an essential resource for those who want crosscultural trips to be a catalyst for lasting good.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Mission of God

    Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative

    by Christopher J. H. Wright

    Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that there is a missional basis for the Bible! Beginning with the Old Testament and its groundwork for understanding who God is, what he has called his people to be and do, and how the nations fit into God's mission, Wright gives us a new hermeneutical perspective on Scripture.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Fellowship of the Suffering

    How Hardship Shapes Us for Ministry and Mission

    by Paul Borthwick and Dave Ripper

    Missionary Paul Borthwick and pastor Dave Ripper show how transformation through our personal pain enables us to minister faithfully to a hurting world. They candidly share about their own struggles and how they have seen God's kingdom advance through hardship and suffering. We can become powerful witnesses to Christ as a result of our brokenness.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Intercultural Theology, Volume One

    Intercultural Hermeneutics

    Missiological Engagements

    by Henning Wrogemann
    Translated by Karl E. Böhmer

    Renowned missiologist Henning Wrogemann has written the most comprehensive textbook on the subject of Christianity and culture today. In three volumes his Intercultural Theology provides an exhaustive account of the history, theory, and practice of Christian mission. Volume 1 focuses on hermeneutical theories, concepts of culture, and contextual theologies.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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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.

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    Discovering the Mission of God

    Best Missional Practices for the 21st Century

    Edited by Mike Barnett
    Associate Editor Robin Martin

    Written by a team of 21st-century scholar-practitioners, Discovering the Mission of God explores the mission of God as presented in the Bible, expressed throughout church history and demonstrated in cutting-edge best practices being used around the world today.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Mack Leeann's Guide to Short-Term Missions

    by J. Mack Stiles and Leeann Stiles

    How can you prepare for a short-term missions trip? What are the hazards to avoid and the opportunities to embrace? Veteran trip leaders Mack and Leeann Stiles offer practical advice, hard-won lessons, and hilarious stories to help you know what to expect as you get ready to see God in action in new ways.

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    The New Global Mission

    The Gospel from Everywhere to Everyone

    by Samuel Escobar

    Veteran missiologist Samuel Escobar explores the new realities of our globalized world, assesses the context of a changing mission field, sets forth a thoroughly biblical theology of missions, and considers implications for how Christians are to go about the task of global mission.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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