Missions in the Third Millenium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, Revised and Expanded

Missions in the Third Millenium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, Revised and Expanded

by Stan Guthrie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498203456
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stan Guthrie has been editor of Lausanne World Pulse and managing editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly. He is now senior associate news editor for Christianity Today.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Preface to the Second Edition xv

Introduction xvii

I The Home Arena

1 New Paradigms for Churches and Agencies 3

2 Supporting National Workers 11

3 Missionary Malaise 20

4 Missionary Care 33

5 Theological Drift 42

6 Women in Missions 53

II The Strategic Arena

7 Using, and Misusing, Numbers 67

8 Urban Missions 86

9 Prayer as Warfare 92

10 The Short-Term Missions Explosion 105

11 Partnerships 117

12 Contextualization 126

13 Tentmaking 138

14 Holism 146

III The Overseas Church Arena

15 The Globalization of Christianity 159

16 The Charismatic Boom 167

17 The Maturing of International Missionary Movements 176

IV The Global Arena

18 Global Culture 187

19 Radical Reactions 199

20 Doors into Islam 212

21 Persecution and Religious Liberty 225

V Conclusion

22 What's Next? 239

Appendix 248

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