Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation David P. Leong InterVarsity, 2017 Review by Cherie Bright What is the subject? Leong shares a Christian vision of…
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Title: Keeping Faith in Fundraising
Author: Peter Harris and Rod Wilson
The focus of this book is fundraising – in Christian ministry and as Christian ministry. The authors look at biblical foundations, pull out key principles, and share (in some detail) their personal journeys in fundraising.
Title: The Upside-Down Kingdom, 40th anniversary edition
Author: Donald Kraybill
The 40th anniversary edition is not just a reprint Kraybill explains in the preface. Keeping the core intact, he updated scholarly research and attempted to respond to the changing times.
A missionary, mechanic and theologian. Director of the Centre for MB Studies Jon Isaak loves to explore how things work, whether tinkering with his veggie-oil powered car or inviting conversation…
Title: Acclimated to Africa: Cultural Competence for Westerners
Author: Debbi DiGennaro
Anyone planning to live in Africa or visit for a purpose beyond tourism should read this book: mission and service workers or professionals; anyone dealing with African partners – agency, church, or NGO personnel.
Title: The Relationship Project: Moving from “Me” to “We”
Author: Bill Strom
In a culture filled with relational self-help books, it is refreshing to find a book that seeks to uncover the heart-work that must be accomplished within individuals, rather than an algorithm for relational success.
Title: Faithful Presence
Author: David Fitch
Faithful Presence is a book for local church leaders, pastors, and church planters. Given its scope, those in all aspects of church leadership from mission and evangelism to teaching to worship planning would benefit from reading it.
César García, an MB pastor from Colombia, serves the world Anabaptist family as general secretary of Mennonite World Conference.