Crossword Puzzle 1: Introduction to World Missions

A tool for learning about world missions

Based on material in chapter 1, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

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Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book? If not, then use this online PDF of Discovering Missions to find the answers!

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2 The church historian who said that "when everything is mission, nothing is mission."
3 A missionary to Ireland who used a shamrock to talk about the doctrine of the Trinity
4 The theological study of the Church which John Howard Yoder saw as inseparable from missiology
8 The study of or conscious reflection upon the practice of Christian mission
9 Someone whom Ray Tallman defines as "a ministering agent sent by God and His church to communicate the gospel message across any and all cultural boundaries"
1 A combination of two words that seeks to describe the development around the world of differences within a mutually intelligible system
5 The fulfilling of the Great Commission by establishing communities of Christian faith within every culture
6 An academic discipline dealing with the science of verbal communication from which missiology gleans insights
7 A missionary to India who is often called "the father of the modern missionary movement"

Puzzle answers

    -- Howard Culbertson,

Based on material in the book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City (now known as The Foundry)

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