Encountering Missionary Life And Work Paperback

Preparing for Intercultural Ministry

by Lois McKinney Douglas; Tom A. Steffen;

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Encountering Missionary Life And Work

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A generation of students preparing for intercultural mission work has relied on the classic text Life and Work on the Mission Field by J. Herbert Kane, a guide to the practicalities of missionary life. Encountering Missionary Life and Work, a new volume in the award-winning Encountering Mission series, seeks to build on Kane's work and provide practical guidance for a new generation of twenty-first-century missionaries. The authors are well qualified to write such a manual, each having served on the mission field for more than twenty years and each having taught missions at the seminary level.

The authors begin by examining the contemporary context for mission work, including the recognition that the world's mission fields are in constant and often rapid flux. They then discuss various aspects of preparing oneself for the mission field, beginning with home-front preparations and moving to on-the-field preparations. The final section deals with practical issues of missionary life and its unique challenges. The text is supplemented with case studies and many helpful sidebars for reflection and discussion.

Encountering Missionary Life And Work by Lois McKinney Douglas; Tom A. Steffen was published by Baker in April 2008 and is our 42921st best seller. The ISBN for Encountering Missionary Life And Work is 9780801026591.

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Details for Encountering Missionary Life And Work

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherBaker (April 2008)
Number of Pages400
Thickness27 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1141162
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