Missionaries, globally engaged pastors, students and mission administrators should read this, mark it up, think through its implications and do the hard work of analyses for our time.
Paul said, Be imitators of me as I am of Christ. This volume not only examines important issues associated with the apostles ministry; it offers readers the requisite vision for pursuing Christs mission in the first place.
Plummer and Terry clothe the skeleton of the broad subject of missions with deep insights, encouragement and reminders within the framework of a healthy review of contributors from relevant mission experience and history. Any mission student, missionary, pastor, missions committee member or short-termer will gain by reading this biblically centered book with insight from some of the best mission minds of the centuries.
-Bob Stevens, former Southeastern Regional Director, U. S. Center for World Missions, and instructor, Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
This book stands tall in the forest of studies on Paul's missionary methods. Utilizing the significant contributions of widely respected missiologists, the editors have managed to focus on timeless issues while providing thought-provoking application for today. This will be a must-read for the thoughtful missionary and serious student alike.
president, International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention
This book is a fresh reminder of Paul's theology and practice of church multiplication. Here you will find solid biblical scholarship integrated with grounded reflection on missions.
lead pastor, Sojourn Community Church, Louisville, Kentucky