Global mission handbook : a guide for crosscultural service / Steve Hoke & Bill Taylor.
- ISBN: 9780830837175 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0830837175 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, c2009.
- 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
- 1 copy at Gordon College.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gordon College||Stack Level 1||BV 2063 .H65 2009 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|General Note:|| "Previously published as Send me! your journey to the nations, this handbook has been completely revised and significantly expanded"--P.  of cover.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Contents Note:|| Beginning your journey to the nations: a personal fitness assessment -- Introduction: What does it take to be prepared? -- Getting ready. Personal spiritual formation -- Discovering your ministry identity in the body of Christ -- Exposure to other cultures -- Critical issues in schooling and support raising -- Getting there. Church and agency connecting and courting -- Ministry role and assignment search -- Hands-on missionary training -- Getting established. Apprenticeships and internships -- Lifelong learning -- Finishing strong and well.
|Summary:|| Veteran mission professionals Steve Hoke and Bill Taylor offer a practical guide for preparing for intercultural missions. They provide resources for personal spiritual preparation as well as cross-cultural skills and hands-on missionary training. They outline the process for finding actual placement with a sending church, mission agency or organization, with key questions you should be asking along the way.This guide also includes material on the latest developments and issues in mission, such as religious pluralism and Jesus globalization and culture business as mission and community development global poverty and human trafficking HIV/AIDS and malaria international justice and commercial sex workers. And it is filled with real-life examples of people mobilizing for mission around the world. Previously published as Send Me! Your Journey to the Nations, this handbook has been completely revised and significantly expanded to be even more comprehensive and useful. Global Mission Handbook is an indispensable guide for following God's call wherever he may lead you.
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