This book on missiology includes several prominent missiologists who examine^and consider current and cutting-edge issues in the area of missions. This book is^perfect as a supplementary text in a variety of courses in missiology.^ -Publisher.
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This book on missiology includes several prominent missiologists who examine^and consider current and cutting-edge issues in the area of missions. This book is^perfect as a supplementary text in a variety of courses in missiology.^
David Hesselgraveis professor emeritus of mission at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He also served as a missionary in Japan for twelve years with the Evangelical Free Church of America, was executive director of the Evangelical Missiological Society, and has lectured in more than forty countries. Hesselgrave and his wife have three grown children. Ed Stetzeris director of LifeWay Research and missiologist in residence at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee. He has trained pastors and church planters on five continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has cowritten popular books includingComeback ChurchesandBreaking the Missional Code. Stetzer and his wife have three daughters.
Veteran missionary David Hesselgrave and rising missional expert Ed Stetzer edit this engaging set of conversational essays addressing global mission issues in the third millennium. Key contributors are Charles E. Van Engen ("Mission Described and Defined"), the late Paul Hiebert ("The Gospel in Human Contexts: Changing Perspectives on Contextualization"), and the late Ralph Winter ("The Future of Evangelicals in Mission"). Those offering written responses to these essays include: (Van Engen) Keith Eitel, Enoch Wan, Darrell Guder, Andreas J. Köstenberger; (Hiebert) Michael Pocock, Darrell Whiteman, Norman L. Geisler, Avery Willis; (Winter) Scott Moreau, Christopher Little, Michael Barnett, and Mark Terry.
David J. Hesselgrave served as a missionary in Japan for twelve years. He is now professor of mission and director of the School of World Mission and Evangelism at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Ed Stetzer (D.Min., Beeson Divinity School; Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) has planted churches in New York, Pennsylvania, and Georgia and transitioned declining churches in Indiana and Georgia. He has trained pastors and church planters on five continents. Ed served for three years as a seminary professor at the Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and has taught at fifteen other seminaries. He is currently the Director of Lifeway Research and Lifeway's Missiologist in Residence.
He has written the following books: Planting New Churches in a Postmodern Age (2003), Perimeters of Light: Biblical Boundaries for the Emerging Church (with Elmer Towns, 2004),Strategic Outreach (with Eric Ramsey, 2005),Breaking the Missional Code (with David Putman, 2006), Planting Missional Churches (2006), Comeback Churches (with Mike Dodson, 2007), 11 Innovations in the Local Church (with Elmer Towns and Warren Bird, 2007), and most recently Lost and Found (Broadman), 2009).
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