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Introductory missions book
by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson
Biblical basis of missions, mission history, short-term missions, the missionary call, culture, globalization of the church and of the missionary force, mobilizing a local church for world missions, and a peek into the future
From The Foundry or from online discount booksellers such as www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com -- more info
Free teaching resources: If you use Discovering Missions as a course textbook, use this link to get free teaching resources (PowerPoints, case studies, crossword puzzles, exam questions, video suggestions) on Google Drive: https://tinyurl.com/y774mfer. Or, email me and I will send you all that material on a CD.
More than three decades ago Barbara and I came back to the USA from Haiti for what we thought would be a one-year "home assignment" or furlough. Southern Nazarene University knew that I had just finished a D.Min. in cross-cultural Christian missions from Denver Seminary. So, SNU asked if I would serve as the "Garner Chair of Missions" professor for that year, teaching classes on world evangelism and Christian missions while I also traveled to local churches promoting a global vision. That was in 1988.
Well, 25 years later when I retired, I was still there, teaching missiology or Christian missions, caring for the Missionary Kids who were SNU students, and directing world missions outreach projects, including Work & Witness projects. I spent most of the 90s as district Nazarene Missions International (NMI) president for the Nazarene churches of Northwest Oklahoma. My focus has been, and is the global harvest. I am still teaching online classes for Nazarene Bible College and European Nazarene College. I taught online for Northweset Nazarene University for a dozen or more years and I've even taught a couple of online classes for Nazarene Theological Seminary (USA).
This web site has materials and resources from my missions and world evangelism classes as well as from my promotional and mobilization work with Nazarene Missions International. There are also pages for General Education classes that I also taught: Introduction to Biblical Literature, Christian Thought, Christian Faith and Life, and Ministry, Church and Society.
"Missiology? What does that mean?"
Missiology is the study of cross-cultural, world missionary outreach. It looks at every aspect of missionary work.
"Thanks for posting all this material from your courses." — retired professor who visited this site
Howard Culbertson, 5901 NW 81st, Oklahoma City, OK 73132
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