By Stephen E. Burris,Douglas D. Priest

River of God is an creation to international missions aimed toward undergraduate scholars. besides the fact that, the readers will quickly detect that the ebook is wealthy in its content material a ways past the editors' unique plan. It serves as a reader for individuals with a variety of degrees of missiological curiosity and competence and offers with state of the art concerns in missions. This e-book introduces a brand new paradigm, state Missiology, which builds on shalom within the previous testomony and as Jesus utilized to the dominion of God within the New Testament.

The first half the booklet appears to be like at nation Missiology from the biblical, old, and cultural dimensions. the second one half the publication describes beneficial ideas within the implementation of this paradigm. the significance of city ministry is woven during the book.

“Rightly and urgently calling the separation among social motion and evangelism to be either unbiblical and absurd, the 16 members to this encyclopedic e-book gift the reader with an extraordinary wealth of biblical perception, theological knowledge, and seriously analyzed box studies. I have a good time within the mature views provided during this attractive booklet and strongly suggest it to every body who cares concerning the way forward for the type of ‘wholistic’ ministry taught and practiced via Jesus himself.”

—S. Scott Bartchy
University of California at Los Angeles

“River of God isn't just like the textual content I take into account from my advent to Missions category in university. This one is fascinating. Inspiring, even. right here own stories informed via professional missionaries are juxtaposed with the forged learn of specialist missiologists. they're confident that the Scriptures specialise in the challenge of God—and so should still we. River of God makes the case that even now the dominion can come and God’s will could be done.”
—LeRoy Lawson
Emmanuel Christian Seminary

“River of God flows with ‘kingdom missiology.’ God is proven as a ‘missionary God’ who has compassion upon the realm. Incarnational residing is the most important part expressed, demonstrating a fake dichotomy among social activism and evangelism . . . River of God will tell, problem and provides course to these excited about missionary exercise. I hugely suggest the folks and the content material of this well-organized and well-crafted book.”
—Joseph C. Grana II
Hope foreign University

“[This] isn't really dry, educational writing, yet choked with gripping, real-world examples from practitioners. It covers the present global of Christian missions from biblical, historic, theological, useful, demographical, strategic, and technological views. Be ready for discussions of items like ‘incarnational missions,’ ‘from far and wide to everywhere,’ ‘amateurization of missions,’ and ‘kingdom missiology’ as you take pleasure in this book.”
—Mark S. Krause
Nebraska Christian College

Doug D. Priest Jr is the administrative Director of CMF overseas and has performed missionary paintings in East Africa and SE Asia. He has written or edited numerous books, together with Doing Theology with the Maasi, The Gospel Unhindered, and Getting Your fingers Dirty.

Stephen E. Burris is a learn missiologist with CMF foreign and the pastor of the Golden Valley Christian Church, San Bernardino, California, and has performed undertaking carrier in Zimbabwe, Africa. He has edited a number of books, together with necessities of Christian religion, necessities of Christian perform, and finishing the duty: achieving the area for Christ.

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