By Duane Elmer
The final thing we wish to do in cross-cultural ministry is to offend humans in different cultures. regrettably, all too frequently or even notwithstanding we do not suggest it, our activities speak superiority, paternalism, imperialism and conceitedness. our greatest intentions turn into unintended insults. How will we minister in ways in which are bought as precise Christlike service?
Cross-cultural professional Duane Elmer supplies Christians useful suggestion for serving different cultures with sensitivity and humility. With cautious biblical exposition and willing cross-cultural information, he indicates how our activities and attitudes usually contradict and offend the neighborhood tradition. He deals ideas and assistance for fending off misunderstandings and development relationships in ways in which honor others. this is culturally-savvy perception into how we will be able to stick to Jesus' steps to develop into international servants.
Whether you are going in your first non permanent challenge journey or ministering in a foreign country for prolonged sessions, this helpful advisor is key interpreting for someone who desires to serve successfully in foreign settings with grace and sensitivity.
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