Ministering Cross-Culturally

 by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter and Marvin K. Mayers
 The comfort of an exclusive community can prevent valuable relationships with “outsiders”.

This interesting book is personalized for your culture IQ.  A personal assessment is done in an opening chapter so that the reader can focus on topics in later chapters that match their assessment results.  I found it quite eye-opening.

T o become more like a foreign culture may require me to become less like my original personal culture.  If I’m not ready to lose some of my personal culture, then I’m not ready for cross-cultural missions.  (1 Corinthians 9:22-23)

Time-orientation believes that the event must submit to time parameters.  Event-orientation believes that time is of little concern compared to a successful and completed event.  Time is a gift from God; his priorities can always be fulfilled in the amount of time we have been given.  Jesus showed evidence of operating as …

 My notes on this book can be downloaded in MS Word format from the blue “FILES box” located in the left side-bar of this blog. 

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