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.
They were not professionals. They were not celebrities. They were just 72 normal people who answered Jesus’ call to bring good news to the world. Filled with vivid stories of John Teter's remarkable experiences in ministry and church planting, this book shows how we have been called by Jesus to herald God’s kingdom and witness the transformation of those around us. Discover how Jesus trains ordinary people to accomplish an extraordinary mission.
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.
Pete Sommer's handbook offers a biblical perspective on raising support and gives step-by-step instructions on assembling the tools unique to each person's support-raising task.
J. Mack and Leeann Stiles offer practical advice, hard-won lessons and hilarious stories to help you know what to expect as you prepare for a short-term missions trip.
Tim Dearborn offers the essential workbook for individuals or teams preparing for a short-term missions experience, including crosscultural communication, spiritual warfare, the "tourist mentality," spiritual preparation , team-building and coping with "reentry" into everday life.
Spiritual formation and discipleship are at the core of effective and fruitful mission. Mission professional Ryan Shaw unpacks ten fundamental spiritual keys we need to practice to succeed and thrive spiritually in preparation of becoming God's message bearers in the world.
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.
Cross-cultural specialist Mary Lederleitner brings missiological and financial expertise to explain how global mission efforts can be funded with integrity, mutuality and transparency. Bringing together social science research, biblical principles and on-the-ground examples, she presents best practices for handling funding and finance.
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.
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