Have you ever had one of those songs that just seems to really say everything that you’re walking through at the time? You know…that one song that just sucker-punches you in your gut, and you just give it all to God every single time you hear it?
Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
As missionaries who purposefully want to help the people we are called to serve, in what way could our helping them actually cause hurt? This book’s authors tell how faulty assumptions about the root causes of poverty result in strategies that, rather than actually helping, often cause considerable harm to poor people and to those aspiring to help them. It shows how effective helping takes more than just giving… Read More »Recommended Reading: “When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself,” by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
Recommended Reading: “Cross-Cultural Conflict: Building Relationships for Effective Ministry,” by Duane Elmer
Once again, Elmer has published an excellent book on a very practical cross-cultural issue that we as workers face, as we attempt to relate and understand those from a different culture than our passport culture.
As Leroy Eims says, “Every believer in Jesus Christ deserves the opportunity of personal nurture and development”. But so often, we are so busy with church programs that we neglect the process of effectively discipling leaders who can themselves disciple others into maturity and fruitfulness.
The world (and the Church) has never quite known what to do with you. Not quite fitting in the box, and not quite wanting to. The crazy one who fell in love with a wild, crazy, dangerous God.
Miraculous Movement recounts an amazing change taking place within Muslim communities where the truth of Jesus Christ is turning around the lives of many Muslims from more than twenty people groups.