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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader (Volume 4)

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Volume 4: The Strategic Perspective

Strategy for World Evangelization

  • 84. Finishing the Task: The Unreached Peoples Challenge by Ralph D. Winter and Bruce A. Koch
  • 85. Covering the Globe by Patrick Johnstone and God’s Symphony of Effort by Bruce A. Koch and Krikor Markarian
  • 86. The Challenge of the Cities by Roger S. Greenway
  • 87. From Every Language by Barbara F. Grimes
  • 88. Who (Really) Was William Carey? by Vishal and Ruth Mangalwadi
  • 89. The Mission of the Kingdom by Ralph D. Winter
  • 90. On the Cutting Edge of Mission Strategy by C. Peter Wagner
  • 91. Christian Witness to the Chinese People by Thomas Wang and Sharon Chan
  • 92. Christ Movements in the Hindu World by H. L. Richard

Strategies for Transforming Communities

  • 93. State of World Need by World Relief
  • 94. Evangelism: The Leading Partner by Samuel Hugh Moffett
  • 95. Transformational Development: God at Work Changing People and Their Communities by Samuel J. Voorhies
  • 96. What is Poverty Anyway? by Bryant L. Myers
  • 97. The Urban Poor: Who Are We? by Viv Grigg
  • 98. Cities and Salt: Counter-Cultures for the Common Good by Tim Keller
  • 99. Wiping Out HIV by Kay Warren and The Church—The Greatest Force on Earth by Rick Warren
  • 100. Healing the Wounds of the World by John Dawson

Strategies for Church Movements

  • 101. A Church in Every People: Plain Talk About a Difficult Subject by Donald A. McGavran
  • 102. The Spontaneous Multiplication of Churches by George Patterson
  • 103. Organic Church by Neil Cole
  • 104. church planting movements by David Garrison
  • 105. Mission Comes Home by Andrew Jones
  • 106. Evangelization of Whole Families by Wee Hian Chua
  • 107. Dependency by Glenn Schwartz
  • 108. His Glory Made Visible: Saturation church planting by Jim Montgomery and The Shopping Window of God by Wolfgang Simson
  • 109. Going Too Far? by Phil Parshall and The C-Spectrum by John J. Travis
  • 110. Must All Muslims Leave “Islam” to Follow Jesus? by John J. Travis and Going Far Enough? by Ralph D. Winter
  • 111. Insider Movements: Retaining Identity and Preserving Community by Rebecca Lewis adn Three Types of Christward Movements by Rick Brown and Steven C. Hawthorne

Case Studies

  • 112. A Pioneer Team in Zambia, Africa by Phillip Elkins
  • 113. Distant Thunder: Mongols Follow the Khan of Khans by Brian Hogan
  • 114. The ZAraban Breakthrough by Ken Harkin and Ted Moore
  • 115. Planting Churches: Learning the Hard Way by Tim and Rebecca Lewis
  • 116. Pigs, Ponds and the Gospel by James W. Gustafson
  • 117. A Movement of God Among the Bhojpuri of North India by David L. Watson and Paul D. Watson
  • 118. Ourselves as Servants: Latin American Workers in the Middle East by Andres and Angelica Guzman
  • 119. A Movement of Christ Worshipers in India by Dean Hubbard
  • 120. A Movement to Jesus Among Muslims by Rick Brown
  • 121. An Upper Class People Movement by Clyde W. Taylor
  • 122. The Impact of Missionary Radio on church planting by William Mial
  • 123. The Awakening of the Persian Church by Gilbert Hovsepian and Krikor Markarian
  • 124. South Asia: Vegetables, Fish and Messianic Mosques by Shah Ali with J. Dudley Woodberry

World Christian Discipleship

  • 125. Beyond Loving the World: Serving the Son for His Surpassing Glory by David Bryant
  • 126. Reconsecration: To a Wartime, Not a Peacetime, Lifestyle by Ralph D. Winter
  • 127. Life on Purpose by Claude Hickman, Steven C. Hawthorne and Todd Ahrend

Strategic Pursuit of God’s Purpose

  • 128. Join the World Christian Movement by Ralph D. Winter
  • 129. Live with Intentionality by Caroline D. Bower and Lynne Ellis
  • 130. Just Willing by Casey Morgan and All or Nothing? by Greg Livingstone
  • 131. Your Journey to the Nations: Ten Steps to Help Get You There by Steve Hoke and Bill Taylor
  • 132. The Awesome Potential for Mission Found in Local Churches by George Miley and Be a Church Whisperer by Larry Walker
  • 133. Welcoming the World at Your Door by Douglas Shaw and Bob Norsworthy
  • 134. Missio Dei or “Missio Me”? Short-Term Missions and God’s Global Purpose by Roger Peterson
  • 135. Restoring the Role of Business in Mission by Steve Rundle; Blessing Berabistan: Doing Mission Differently by Nicole Forcier; and Tentmakers: Integrating Work and Witness by Ruth E. Siemens
  • 136. The Lausanne Covenant


Book Format: Paperback
by: Ralph D. Winter (Editor), Steven C. Hawthorne (Editor)


Perspectives on the World Christian Movement presents a multi-faceted collection of readings exploring the biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic dimensions of world evangelization.

Writings from more than 150 mission scholars and practitioners (over 60 of them new to this edition) portray the history and anticipate the potential of the global Christian movement. Every one of the 170 articles and side bars offers practical wisdom enabling Christians to labor together in bold, biblical hope to finish the task of seeing that Christ is named and followed among all the peoples of the earth.

The Fourth Edition contains over 60 articles and sidebars that are new to this edition. Many articles have been updated and revised. The Chinese Simplified Edition is in four volumes. Don't forget to add all 4 volumes to your cart!

Additional Details

  • Pages: 328
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9789575568467
  • Vendor: William Carey Library