Overcoming the World Missions Crisis: Thinking Strategically to Reach the World

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Russell Penney
Kregel Academic, 2001 - Religion - 389 pages
A wake-up call to evangelicals to return to the biblical mandate and model for missions before we have no unique message to proclaim. An alarming view of missions in the twenty-first century.

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Contents

Demonology and the Mission Field
207
Financial Support of the Missionary
241
The Responsibility of the Local Church
258
The Role of the Mission Agency
280
The Missionarys Responsibility to the Sending Church
293
ShortTerm Missions 1
304
Appendixes
343
How You Can Help the Doezel Family Reach
349

The Necessity of Theological Training for the Missionary
173
Women on the Mission Field
189

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Page 48 - The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people: 8 But because the LORD loved you...
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Page 71 - For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine ; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears ; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Page 49 - Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh : who are Israelites ; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises ; whose are the fathers, and of whom, as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.
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Page 94 - Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High: and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there will be no end.
Page 97 - I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Peter, and then to the Twelve.
Page 73 - But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and to the end of the earth.
Page 102 - For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that we who are still alive and are left will be caught up with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.

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