9780801026591

Encountering Missionary Life and Work

  • ISBN 13:

    9780801026591

  • ISBN 10:

    0801026598

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/01/2008
  • Publisher: Baker Academic

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Summary

This new volume in the award-winning Encountering Mission series is for current and future missionaries. It provides practical guidance regarding getting ready for the mission field and the realities of life on the field. The authors are well qualified to write such a manual, each having served as a missionary for more than twenty years and each having taught missions in seminary. The authors begin by examining the contemporary context for missions, including the recognition that the world's mission fields are in constant and often rapid change. They then discuss 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 and challenges of missionary life.

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