One Cross, One Way, Many Journeys

One Cross, One Way, Many Journeys

Thinking Again about Conversion

by David Greenlee

One Cross, One Way, Many Journeys
  • Length: 179 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Published: February 03, 2007
  •  Discontinued
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-5722-7
  • Item Code: 5722
  • Case Quantity: 60

  • 2008 Outreach Magazine Global Outreach Book of the Year

Conversion is at the core of Christian experience. Is it a process? Or can conversion be confined to a point in time? In our tolerance-driven, globalized world, should we even use the word at all? Social, political, and theological challenges push us to think again about this vital theme.

Drawing on twenty-five years of mission experience, David Greenlee blends anthropological insights with evangelical theology to provide helpful missiological insights on conversion. He thoroughly illustrates the issue with cases and stories from South Asia where anti-conversion sentiment runs high, the Islamic world where the Law of Apostasy challenges any who would turn to Christ, and Europe where traditional religion and post-modern tolerance both confront any suggestion of conversion.

David Greenlee finds himself at home in many corners of the world. His ministry with Operation Mobilization since 1977 has taken him to countries across Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Together with his wife Vreni and their three children, David has served with the ships Logos, Doulos, and Logos II as leader of OM's ministry in North Africa, and since 1998 as OM's International Research and Strategy Associate. David holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, USA, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He is the editor of Global Passion: Marking George Verwer's Contribution to World Mission and author of The Heart of Missions: Poetic Reflections of God's Global Servants.

BY David H. Greenlee