Entries tagged with: Missiological
By: C. Douglas McConnell, ed.
Over the past decade, there have been few forums in which the controversial subject of this book could be openly discussed. During the 1994 and 1996 annual conferences of the Evangelical Missiological Society this subject was a central topic of discourse. These ten chapters represent an attempt to reflect the concerns and present understanding of evangelical missiologists on the Holy Spirit and mission dynamics.
By: Edgar J Elliston, ed.
The seventh installment in the EMS series provides presentations originally given at meetings held in November 1998. Topics include the biblical and missiological foundations for training evangelical pastors and missionaries, contextualization of curriculum, Christian higher education, and case studies in both postmodern settings as well as traditional ones.
By: Tom Steffen and Mike Barnett, eds.
“To put it bluntly, business as mission (BAM) is a work in progress. It is a field that needs definition, theological clarity, and missiological focus. Our call for papers for our regional conferences is timely…to make a pivotal contribution in a sea of some confusion and even controversy.” (Doug Pennoyer, Dean of SIS, Biola University and President of EMS)
This volume will provide some definition and precision while identifying areas that demand further discussion.
By: Craig Ott and J. D. Payne, editors
One hundred years ago Roland Allen authored his landmark study Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours? The 2012 annual conference of the Evangelical Missiological Society celebrated this centennial by addressing this ever relevant topic. The present volume brings to readers insights from that conference examining the theological foundations, historical precedence, and practical challenges regarding missionary methods. Missiologists, missionary practitioners, and strategic leaders alike will benefit from these essays, which give fresh perspective on methods for fulfilling the Great Commission in our day.
By: EMS Leadership
The Evangelical Missiological Society is a professional organization comprised of missiologists, mission administrators, reflective mission practitioners, teachers, pastors with strategic missiological interests, and students of missiology. EMS exists to advance the cause of world evangelization. Their annual book published by William Carey Library reflects select papers presented at their annual national conference and eight regional meetings in the United States and Canada. These books evaluate mission concepts and strategies from a biblical perspective with a view to commending sound mission theory and practice to churches, mission agencies, and schools of missionary training around the world.