Book Review: Well Sent

I have frequently been asked about resources for local church missions programs. In 2015, Steve Beirn, Global Ministries Pastor at Calvary Church in Lancaster, PA, published Well Sent: Reimaging the Church’s Missionary-Sending Process. Steve served at our sending church in Holland, Michigan before going to Calvary so I know him well. He writes with passion and experience. …

Continue reading Book Review: Well Sent

Advertisements

Book Review: A Novel Approach

Story is a common topic in mission circles, and often is understood primarily as a way of communicating the Gospel and Scripture in oral cultures. But story is more than a communication tool; it is a key to understanding culture as well. It is often overlooked when talking about ethnography. My friend, Mike Mathews, has …

Continue reading Book Review: A Novel Approach

Review: From Seed to Fruit, 2nd Edition

The Second edition of From Seed to Fruit: Global Trends, Fruitful Practices, and Emerging Issues among Muslims, edited by J. Dudley Woodberry contains reports and analyses of the Global Trends and Fruitful Practices Consultation in 2007. The consultation included almost 500 people from around the globe involved in outreach to Muslims. The book is a …

Continue reading Review: From Seed to Fruit, 2nd Edition

Webinars for training missionaries

Another training resource that is available to missionaries are webinars (interactive seminars offered over the Internet).  These webinars allow a missionary to receive additional training from experts in a particular subject area without requiring the missionary to travel or experience a significant interruption in his ministry. The best source that I have found for webinars for …

Continue reading Webinars for training missionaries