:God calls his people to mission. But the demands of crosscultural ministry can be overwhelming and draining, leading to discouragement and burnout. All of our strategies and methodologies for reaching others are useless if we are incapable of living the...
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:God calls his people to mission. But the demands of crosscultural ministry can be overwhelming and draining, leading to discouragement and burnout. All of our strategies and methodologies for reaching others are useless if we are incapable of living the holy, faithful lives God intends for us. Yet God does not leave us on our own. The Holy Spirit equips us to succeed and thrive spiritually in preparation of becoming God's message bearers in the world. Spiritual formation and discipleship are at the core of effective and fruitful mission. Mission professional Ryan Shaw unpacks ten fundamental spiritual keys we need to practice to have a successful outer global witness. He shows how we can partner with God to experience Jesus' transforming power and presence, with practical insights for praying, growing and persevering as God's servants in the world. God is calling a new generation to serve long-term to fulfill the Great Commission. The Holy Spirit is at work within us to equip and enable mission workers in and out of the field. Discover how you can become who God wants you to be as his ambassador to the world.
Ryan Shaw is international lead facilitator and president of Student Volunteer Movement 2. He is the author of Waking the Giant (William Carey Library, 2006) and holds an M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Seminary. He and his wife, Kelly, currently serve as missionaries in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
- Introduction: Setting The Stage
- 1 What Is The Spirit Saying?
- 2 Spiritual Key # 1 Being Saturated With The Powerful Presence Of God
- 3 Spiritual Key # 2 Embracing Humility
- 4 Spiritual Key # 3 Hungering And Thirsting For God
- 5 Spiritual Key # 4 Being Clothed With God’s Word
- 6 Spiritual Key # 5 Discerning God’s Guidance And Revelation
- 7 Spiritual Key # 6 Pursuing A Lifestyle Of Prayer
- 8 Spiritual Key # 7 Cooperating With God’s Two-fold Purpose
- 9 Spiritual Key # 8 Understanding The Times And Seasons Of God
- 10 Spiritual Key # 9 Persevering With Steadfastness And Stability
- 11 Spiritual Key # 10 Pursuing A Focused Life
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