9780827212572

Going Global

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  • ISBN13:

    9780827212572

  • ISBN10:

    0827212577

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/31/2011
  • Publisher: Tcp Books
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Summary

There is a new shift taking place in global ministry. The authors believe that content and values must undergird the North American local church's approach to global mission. This book discusses common principles and practices that emerge out of scripture that can inform and energize local churches as they enter the global ministry arena.

Author Biography

Gary V. Nelson is president of Tyndale University College and Seminary. Prior to working at Tyndale, he served as general secretary of the Canadian Baptist Ministries. Gordon W. King is director of The Sharing Way, the relief and development department of Canadian Baptist Ministries. He served in the past as director of corporate and major donor development, World Vision Canada, and as principal of the Baptist Seminary in Cochabamba Bolivia. Terry G. Smith is director of partnerships and initiatives for Canadian Baptist Ministries and served as principal of the European Bible Institute in France.

Table of Contents

Editor's Forewordp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. viii
The Authorsp. x
Introduction: Dancing with an Elephantp. 1
Dethroning the Missionaryp. 8
The World Is Flat and Spikeyp. 24
Whose Mission Is It Anyway?p. 40
Living in an Unfriendly Worldp. 58
Letting the Parables Set the Rhythmsp. 79
Patterns of Partnershipp. 103
Working with Communitiesp. 122
Mission as Discipleshipp. 141
Appendix: Promising Practicesp. 150
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