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Ministering Cross-Culturally: A Model for Effective Personal Relationships

Ministering Cross-Culturally: A Model for Effective Personal Relationships

by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter, Marvin K. Mayers

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With more than 125,000 copies in print, this model for effective personal relationships in a multicultural and multiethnic world has proven successful for many. On the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary, this contemporary classic has been thoroughly updated to reflect Sherwood Lingenfelter's mature thinking on the topic and to communicate with modern readers, helping them minister more effectively to people of different cultural and social backgrounds. It is accessible, practical, and applicable to many ministry situations. An accompanying interactive questionnaire, designed to help students reflect on their own cultural values, is available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801097478
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 226,820
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sherwood G. Lingenfelter (PhD, University of Pittsburgh) is provost emeritus and senior professor of anthropology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Marvin K. Mayers (1927-2015; PhD, University of Chicago) founded the Cook School of Intercultural Studies at Biola University, where he taught for many years.

Table of Contents

1. God's Metaphor for Ministry: Jesus, the Incarnate Son of God
2. A Model of Basic Values
3. Tensions about Time
4. Tensions regarding Judgment
5. Tensions Associated with Handling Crises
6. Tensions over Goals
7. Tensions about Self-Worth
8. Tensions regarding Vulnerability
9. Ministering Cross-Culturally
Appendix: Basic Values Questionnaire

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