Serving with Eyes Wide Open : Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2012
  • Publisher: Baker Pub Group
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Your passport to learning how short-term missions can best serve Christ's kingdom

Author Biography

David A. Livermore is a thought leader in short-term missions, cultural intelligence (CQ), and global leadership; president of the Cultural Intelligence Center; and author of Cultural Intelligence: Improving your CQ to Engage Our Multicultural World.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introductionp. 13
Looking through a Wide-Angle Lens: Globalization and the Church
One World: Snapshots of the Globep. 21
One Church: The Changing Face of Christianityp. 33
Conflicting Images: The North American Perspective versus the Majority World Church Perspective on Short-Term Missions
Motivation: "Missions Should Be Fun!"p. 47
Urgency: "Just Do It!"p. 59
Common Ground: "They Don't Fly Planes in India When It Rains"p. 67
The Bible: "Just Stick to the Bible and You Can't Go Wrong!"p. 77
Money: "They're So Happy"p. 89
Simplicity: "You're Either for Us or against Us!"p. 99
Sharpening Our Focus and Service with Cultural Intelligence (CQ)
Try, Try Again: CQ Drivep. 113
Seek to Understand: CQ Knowledgep. 125
On Second Thought: CQ Strategyp. 141
Actions Speak Louder than Words: CQ Actionp. 153
The Heart of the Matter: Shemap. 163
Appendix: Recommended Resourcesp. 179
Notesp. 183
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