Crossword Puzzle 4: Introduction to Missions

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Based on material regarding missions structures in chapter 4, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

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3 Roman Catholic groups such as the Benedictines, Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, and Jesuits who carried on that church's global outreach
4 Lack of independence or self-sufficiency; in Christian mission it is often related to finances
6 The category of organizations like Wycliffe Bible Translators, Cru (which was originally Campus Crusade for Christ), and Gospel Recordings
7 A word applied to the way that some missionaries support themselves by working at a secular job, in much the same way as the Apostle Paul used his own craftsmanship skills to support his ministry
1 The acronym of a delivery method for training church leaders in which the schooling goes to the students instead of vice-versa
2 Acting on behalf of other people without their permission, often creating dependency
3 An inclusive community such as the Church that may have within it smaller, task-oriented groups called "sodalities"
5 A voluntary, task-oriented association that has been established for a specific purpose (such as to do cross-cultural missionary outreach)

"I look forward to completing the reading each week so I can dive into the review with these crosswords. It's a great way to connect and remember the important words in the reading." -- Joshua S., student

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    -- 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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