Missions Biblical Foundations and Contemporary Strategies

ISBN-10: 0310208092

ISBN-13: 9780310208099

Edition: 1996

Authors: Gailyn Van Rheenen

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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 8/20/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Gailyn Van Rheenen ( PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is director of the church planting ministry Mission Alive (www.missionalive.org), adjunct professor of missions at Abilene Christian University, and former missionary to East Africa. His website is www.missiology.org.

Foreword by Paul G. Hiebert
List of Figures
Theological Foundations of Missions
Biblical Undergirdings of God's Mission
Motives of Missions
Reasons for Participating in God's Mission
The Missionary Cycle
Predeparture Through Reentry
Identificationalism Versus Extractionism
Two Philosophies in Conflict
Entering A New Culture
Learning to Be Learners Where Worldviews and Customs Vary
Monocultural Versus Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Analyzing Feelings of Superiority
The Nature of Cross-Cultural Communication
Encoding and Decoding God's Eternal Message
The Role of Strategy in the Study of Missions
Developing a Philosophy of Strategy
Creative Strategies for Planting, Nurturing, and Training
Practical Ways of Implementing God's Purposes
Church Maturation
Building Responsible Churches
Selecting Areas for Mission Service
Critiquing the Criteria
Works Cited
Scripture Index
Index of Modern
Authors and Sources
Subject Index
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