Cross-cultural mission work is hard. The difficulty of learning the local language and culture often presents missionaries with a seemingly insurmountable task. It is in the grind of everyday missionary life that overseas workers are tempted to take shortcuts. In his book, No Shortcut to...
Spiritual Survival Handbook for Cross-Cultural Workers, by Dr. Robert S. Miller was published in 2011 by the BottomLine Media. This book is a concise guide to the essentials of spiritual survival for those working in cross-cultural situations.
an appetizer review of the book by John Coblentz used in Team Launch
A review of the book by Gene Daniels; by Leonard H.
In Searching for the Missionary Church; A Missionary Pilgrimage, Gene Daniels passes on lessons he has learned during years of cross-cultural ministry. For security reasons, Mr. Daniels describes his ministry location only...
While researching materials for a church planting course we are working on, I recently had the privilege of reading Val Yoder’s book, I Will Build My Church. All seventeen chapters of this short read have something worth chewing on. However, I personally found chapters 1, 7, and 12...
"Those who like to feel they are always right and who attach a high importance to their own opinions should stay at home." –Aldous Huxley
Wilbert R. Shenk spends the first 20 pages of this 130-page book (By Faith They Went Out) unpacking the power of the original Anabaptist mission movement. He summarizes the key themes of the original Anabaptism theology of missions as follows:
1. “An authenticating mark of the...
by Aaron Crider, with a response by Steve Sanford
This writing was provoked by the book Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes, where former Bible translator Daniel Everett tells about his life and language work among the Pirahá people in the Amazonian...
The story of William Tyndale and the English Bible, by Brian H. Edwards
"God’s Outlaw has every ingredient of a thrilling story—a king, a cardinal, secret agents, a betrayer, and a fugitive.
Extreme Prayer tells Greg Pruett’s story, from a failing missionary with a failing marriage, to leadership in a ministry that regularly exceeds its ambitious goals in Kingdom advancement. All because of prayer.