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By Duane Elmer

Duane Elmer requested humans world wide how they felt approximately Western missionaries. The reaction? "Missionaries may be more desirable in the event that they didn't imagine they have been higher than us."

The very last thing we wish to do in cross-cultural ministry is to offend humans in different cultures. regrettably, all too frequently or even although we do not suggest it, our activities speak superiority, paternalism, imperialism and vanity. our greatest intentions turn into unintended insults. How will we minister in ways in which are acquired as precise Christlike service?

Cross-cultural professional Duane Elmer supplies Christians sensible recommendation for serving different cultures with sensitivity and humility. With cautious biblical exposition and prepared cross-cultural knowledge, he exhibits how our activities and attitudes usually contradict and offend the neighborhood tradition. He bargains ideas and advice for averting misunderstandings and development relationships in ways in which honor others. this is culturally-savvy perception into how we will stick to Jesus' steps to turn into worldwide servants.

Whether you are going in your first non permanent challenge journey or ministering in a foreign country for prolonged classes, this beneficial advisor is vital analyzing for an individual who desires to serve successfully in overseas settings with grace and sensitivity.

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