Serving with Eyes Wide Open Paperback
Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence
by David A. Livermore;
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The 'must have' guide for those participating or leading short term mission trips packed full of insight and wisdom
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Serving with Eyes Wide Open
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Short-term mission trips are a great way to impact the kingdom. Yet they can lack effectiveness because of mistakes or naiveté on the part of participants. In this insightful book, David A. Livermore calls us to serve with our eyes open to global and cultural realities so we can become more effective cross-cultural ministers. Winner of an Outreach Resource of the Year Award in global outreach from Outreach magazine, Serving with Eyes Wide Open is a must-have book for anyone doing a short-term mission or service project, whether domestic or overseas.
Now updated throughout to reflect the changing mission field.
Serving with Eyes Wide Open by David A. Livermore was published by Baker in March 2013 and is our 47269th best seller. The ISBN for Serving with Eyes Wide Open is 9780801015199.
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Serving with Eyes Wide OpenJohnny Douglas, via The Good Book Stall
There is an undeniable American lens to much of this but it's unique voice to challenges is needed. It is challenging and unsettling in terms of measuring the impact of the human life. Livermore's residual take-away message for me was, "Go with humility and observe before you presume to speak!" Godly counsel for any context.
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“Every youth worker thinking of leading a short-term trip needs to read this book!” – Mark Oestreicher, partner in the Youth Cartel
“A challenging, well-supported, and carefully crafted tool that will transform your missions and service ministries into opportunities.” – Chap Clark, professor at Fuller Theological Seminary & author of ‘Hurt 2.0’
“Livermore does a terrific job of looking at the world today, asking stimulating questions about our approach to missions and giving practical insights into cultural intelligence.” – Daryl Nuss, executive director of National Network of Youth Ministries
“Livermore draws on his formal training, personal experience, theological insight, and contemporary research to challenge our cultural understanding of short-term mission experiences and their impact on our service and ministry.” – Terry Linhart, chair at Bethel College
“This is a must, not only for church mission committees, but for anyone who participates in short-term--or long-term--missions.” – Ruth A. Tucker, author of ‘From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions’
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|Author / Artist||David A. Livermore|
|Publisher||Baker (March 2013)|
|Number of Pages||192|
|Page last updated||25th September 2014|