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Missions & Missionary Work

  • Liberating Mission in Mozambiqueby Robert Faris

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 38.00

    This work is a significant contribution to the narrative of Christianity in southern Africa within the framework of the struggle for liberation from colonial rule. By focusing on the story of a Protestant political and ecumenical leader, Eduardo Mondlane, of note within a dominantly Roman Catholic country, Faris explores the role of the churches and... more...

  • Online Mission and Ministryby Pam Smith

    SPCK 2015; US$ 14.57

    Many clergy and churches are now taking to the internet and social media to promote their churches or ministries, but few have thought through some of the difficult pastoral and theological issues that may arise.'Virtual vicar' Revd Pam Smith guides both new and experienced practitioners through setting up online ministries and considers some of the... more...

  • Our Global Familiesby Todd M. Johnson; Cindy M. Wu

    Baker Publishing Group 2015; US$ 22.99

    Utilizing the latest research data, this book shows how we can better connect with our global Christian family to bring about positive change in the world. more...

  • All According to God's Planby Alan Scot Willis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00

    Southern Baptists had long considered themselves a missionary people, but when, after World War II, they embarked on a dramatic expansion of missionary efforts, they confronted headlong the problem of racism. Believing that racism hindered their evangelical efforts, the Convention's full-time missionaries and mission board leaders attacked racism... more...

  • Mountain Sistersby Helen M. Lewis; Monica Apple

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Monica Appleby and Helen Lewis reveal the largely untold story of women who stood up to the Church and joined Appalachians in their struggle for social justice. Their poignant story of how faith, compassion, and persistence overcame obstacles to progress in Appalachia is a fascinating example of how a collaborative and creative learning community... more...

  • Salvation and the Savageby Robert F. Jr. Berkhofer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The great, pre-Civil War attempt of Protestant missionaries to Christianize Native Americans is found by Robert F. Berkofer, Jr. to be a significant point of contact with enduring lessons for American thought. The irony displayed by this relationship, he says, did not really lie in the disparity between Anglo-Saxon ideals and the actual treatment... more...

  • Frontier Missionby Walter Brownlow Posey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this first major study of religion in the South prior to the Civil War, Mr. Posey surveys the work of seven chief denominations -- Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian, Disciples of Christ, Cumberland Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, and Protestant Episcopal -- as they developed in the present states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas,... more...

  • Crusaders Against Opiumby Kathleen L. Lodwick

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Opium addiction in China during the closing decades of the Ch'ing dynasty afflicted all segments of society. From government officials to farmers, the population fell prey to the effects of the drug. Some provinces reported addiction rates as high as eighty percent. With the birth of Chinese nationalism, reformers -- missionaries who had witnessed... more...

  • Missionare in der Südseeby Hermann Mückler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 88.63

    Die Anfänge der christlichen Mission in Ozeanien waren von großen Herausforderungen auf beiden Seiten geprägt, bei den Bewohnern der pazifischen Inseln und bei den Missionaren. Die Missionare mussten neben prekären klimatischen Bedingungen und schlechten gesundheitlichen Zuständen vor allem mit sprachlichen und kulturellen Barrieren zurechtkommen.... more...