A valuable resource for anyone currently involved in missions, considering a life as a missionary, seminary students, or those simply interested in the foundations, history and strategy of missions. The writers offer readers a historical as well as current-day tour of international missions. In the end, the editors make a plea for continued support of missions and what readers can do to support this important cause.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MISSIONS 1 An Overview of Missiology byJustice Anderson 2 The Purpose of Missions byGerald D. Wright 3 Missiological Method byBruce Ashford and Scott Bridger SECTION TWO: THE BIBLICAL BASIS OF MISSIONS 4 Mission in the Old Testament byChristopher J. H. Wright 5 Mission in the Gospels byAndreas J. Köstenberger 6 Missions in the Apostolic Church byEckhard Schnabel SECTION THREE: THE THEOLOGY OF MISSIONS 7 The Missionary Mandate of God's Nature byJohn Massey 8 The Missional Church byEd Stetzer 9 The Missionary Motivation of God's Salvation byDanny Akin and Keith Whitfield 10 The State of the Unevangelized and Its Missionary Implications byMillard J. Erickson SECTION FOUR: THE HISTORY OF MISSIONS 11 The History of Missions in the Early Church byJohn Mark Terry 12 Medieval and Renaissance Missions (500-1792) byJustice Anderson 13 The Great Century and Beyond (1792-1910) byJustice Anderson 14 The History of Missions in North America byCharles L. Chaney 15 Missions in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries byR. Alton James SECTION FIVE: APPLIED MISSIOLOGY 16 Culture: The Milieu of Missions byEbbie Smith 17 Cross-cultural Communication byGrant Lovejoy 18 The Indigenous Church Question byKeith E. Eitel 19 Contextualization and the Missionary Endeavor byDaniel R. Sanchez 20 Missionary Call and Service byM. David Sills 21 Traditional Religions: Primal Religiosity and Mission Dynamics byKeith E. Eitel 22 Eastern Religions byKyle Faircloth 23 Understanding Islam byZane Pratt 24 Contemporary Cults byR. Philip Roberts 25 Christian Theology of Religions byKeith Johnson 26 Introduction to the Strategy and Methods of Missions byEbbie Smith 27 Missions in North America byJ. D, Payne 28 Strategies for Starting Churches byDaniel R. Sanchez 29 Women in Missions byGloria Furman 30 Ecclesiology and Missions byBenjamin Merkle 31 Human Needs Ministries byJeffrey Palmer 32 Leadership Development in Missions Settings byRobert Ferris 33 Urban Missions byWilbur Stone 34 Business as Mission byMichael Lam 35 Strategies for Ethnic Ministries byJose A. Hernandez 36 Spiritual Formation and Missions byThomas Elliff 37 Christianity in China byLisa Hoff 38 The Missionary Family byPhilip Pinckard 39 Spiritual Warfare and Missions byCharles Lawless 40 Missions in the Local Church byJ. D. Greear and Michael McDaniel 41 World Christianity byKeith Eitel 42 Finishing the Task byJeffrey Brawner