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Serving with eyes wide open : doing short-term missions with cultural intelligence / David A. Livermore.

By: Livermore, David A, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, c2006Description: 188 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0801066166 (pbk.); 9780801066160 (pbk.).Subject(s): Short-term missionsDDC classification: 266.11 LIV
Contents:
One world : snapshots of the globe -- One church : the changing face of Christianity -- Motivation : "Missions should be fun!" -- Urgency : "Just do it!" -- Common ground : "They don't fly planes in India when it rains" -- Bible : "Just stick to the Bible and you can't go wrong!" -- Money : "They're so happy" -- Simplicity : "You're either for us or against us!" -- Seek to understand : knowledge CQ -- On second thought : interpretive CQ -- Try, try again : perseverance CQ -- Actions speak louder than words : behavioral CQ -- Heart of the matter : Shema.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-180).

Part 1: Looking through a wide-angle lens: Globalization and the Church -- One world : snapshots of the globe -- One church : the changing face of Christianity -- Part 2: Conflicting images : Americans' vs. Nationals' perspectives on short-term missions -- Motivation : "Missions should be fun!" -- Urgency : "Just do it!" -- Common ground : "They don't fly planes in India when it rains" -- Bible : "Just stick to the Bible and you can't go wrong!" -- Money : "They're so happy" -- Simplicity : "You're either for us or against us!" -- Part 3: Sharpening our focus and service with cultural intelligence (CQ) -- Seek to understand : knowledge CQ -- On second thought : interpretive CQ -- Try, try again : perseverance CQ -- Actions speak louder than words : behavioral CQ -- Heart of the matter : Shema.

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