Crossword Puzzle 11: World missions philosophy and strategy

Based on material in chapter 11, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

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2 A tentmaker missionary to China whose lack of an accountability system for his native evangelists allowed a lot of fraud to take place
4 A label for all those people in the world with access to the gospel but who have not accepted it or else have rejected it
5 Spanish missionary in the 1500 who visited the holds of every slave ship arriving in Colombia from Africa
6 A missionary who emphasized the developing of reproducing chains of churches (daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter congregations)
9 Church leader in the first part of the 20th century who said there was saving truth in all religions and that social ministry was all that churches should be doing
10 Missionary in the early 1900s known as the "apostle to the Muslims"
11 One of the men who came up with the three-self formula
1 A way of labeling that part of the world's population that has never heard the gospel
3 A missionary who died kneeling by his bed at 4 a.m. while on a journey attempting to map the interior of Africa for future missionary work
7 The missiologist who urged church leaders to embrace aggressive church planting as a primary missionary strategy
8 The missiologist who got the Church to talking about the 10/40 Window

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    -- Howard Culbertson,

Based on material in the book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by what is now known as The Foundry

"I am not a huge fan of crosswords, but I like how these are basically a review of what we read. Thank you." -- Andrew T., Nazarene Bible College student

Contrasting philosophies and strategies

People involved in cross-cultural missions are guided by a wide range of philosophies and strategic approaches. Here are some of the contrasting points of view:

These philosophies and strategies are not mutually exclusive, and many missions organizations and practitioners may incorporate elements from various approaches depending on the specific context and goals of their mission work.

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