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Against the Tide: Mission Amidst the Global Currents of Secularization

Against the Tide: Mission Amidst the Global Currents of Secularization

by Craig Ott and Jay W Moon

With increased globalization and modernization reaching into the furthest corners of the earth also comes the influence of secularization. These three tides of influence impact traditional religious beliefs, practices, and institutions in significant ways. Some modernizing societies see religion on the decline, while others find it thriving in surprising way… Read more…

The Mission of the Church: Five Views in Conversation

The Mission of the Church: Five Views in Conversation

by Ed Stetzer, Craig Ott, Darrell Guder, Stephen Bevans, Ruth Padilla DeBorst and Edward Rommen

Leading Voices from across Christian Traditions Discuss the Mission of the ChurchWhat is the mission of the church? Every seminarian and church leader must wrestle with that question. No matter what designation a church uses to describe itself, it must also think critically about why it exists and what it should be doing. In this book, five leading voices re… Read more…

Missionary Methods: Research, Reflections, and Realities

Missionary Methods: Research, Reflections, and Realities

by Craig Ott and J. D. Payne

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 pre… Read more…

Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication

Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication

by Craig Ott and Gene Wilson

With nearly fifty years combined global church-planting experience, Craig Ott and Gene Wilson are well qualified to write a comprehensive, up-to-date guide for cross-cultural church planting. Combining substantive biblical principles and missiological understanding with practical insights, this book walks readers through the various models and development ph… Read more…

Encountering Theology of Mission (Encountering Mission): Biblical Foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues

Encountering Theology of Mission (Encountering Mission): Biblical Foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues

by Timothy C. Tennent, Craig Ott, Stephen J. Strauss and A. Moreau

This fresh, comprehensive text fills a need for an up-to-date theology of mission. It offers creative approaches to answering some of the most pressing questions in theology of mission and missionary practice today. The authors, who are leading mission experts, discuss biblical theology of mission, provide historical overviews of the development of various v… Read more…

Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity

by Craig Ott, Harold A. Netland and Wilbert Shenk

One of the most powerful forces in the twenty-first century is the increasing phenomenon of globalization. In nearly every realm of human activity, traditional boundaries are disappearing and people worldwide are more interconnected than ever. Christianity has also become more aware of global realities and the important role of the church in non-Western coun… Read more…