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Review: We are not the Hero: a Missionary’s Guide for Sharing Christ, not a Culture of Dependency

‘We are not the hero: a missionary’s guide for sharing Christ, not a culture of dependency,’ Jean Johnson, Deep River Books, Sisters, Oregon 2012. Review by former CMS Mission Personnel Secretary Peter Blowes ‘We are not the hero’ encourages mission practitioners and supporters to think before they act in cross-cultural contexts, so as to avoid […]

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Review: Becoming Global—Integrating Global Mission and Your Local Church: A practical Approach

CMS missionary Wim Prins reviews Bruce Dipple’s book, Becoming Global – Integrating Global Mission and Your Local Church: A Practical Approach (SMBC, 2011): Keeping a global perspective on God’s Kingdom work can be quite a challenge. For more than 20 years Bruce Dipple has worked with local churches in the expansion of their mission programs. […]

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Review: Ministering Cross-Culturally

Book recommendation: Ministering Cross-Culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter and Marvin K. Mayers. 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016. This brief, easy-to-read book is subtitled ‘A model for effective personal relationships’ and draws heavily on the mission experience of Lingenfelter (the primary author) and others. The aim of this book, which is both liberally illustrated […]

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Review: What is the mission of the church? Making sense of social justice, shalom and the Great Commission

DeYoung, K & Gilbert, G. 2011, What is the mission of the church? Making sense of social justice, shalom and the Great Commission, Crossway, USA Review by Canon Sandy Grant, minister at St Michael’s Cathedral in Wollongong for over 13 years. I loved DeYoung and Gilbert’s book when it first came out and have recommended […]

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Review: Serving the Church, Reaching the World: Essays in honour of Don Carson

Cunningham, Ed. Richard. Serving the Church, Reaching the World: Essays in honour of Don Carson SPCK, 2017. If you appreciated having Stefan Gustavsson speaking at various CMS Schools this January, you may well have wanted to follow up by reading some of his books. Sadly for those who are not fluent Swedish speakers, that has […]

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