EMQ Vol 48 No 2 April 2012

140     The Importance of the Missionary Society in  Peru: Asociacion Misionera Evangelica Nacional
By Samuel Cueva
A look at the origins and structure of the first indigenous mission in Peru and its importance for missions in the third millennium.

150     Reaching Out to Muslims: A Kairos Moment  for Hispanic Christians
By Diana  Barrera
We are living in a time when God is giving the Hispanic Church the opportunity to reach out to Muslims.

156     Missions from a Personal Latin American Perspective
By Manuel J. Gutierrez
When Latinos ask about getting involved in missions, the approach to getting them started is not simple.

162     Walk with  Me (Part 2): The Path to Interdependency
By Daniel Rickett
In part two of his discussion, Rickett shares a proposal by which the Western Church and the Majority World Church can bridge the wealth divide and realize the unity we have in Christ.

172    Seven Biblical Themes for Language Learning
By Michael Lessard-Ciouston
Although  vital to cross-cultural missions, language learning presents a major challenge for missionaries. The author introduces biblical themes for language learning.

182    Lifestyle Choices in Missions: What to Carry/ What to Leave Behind
By Christine Jeske
The author shares five questions cross-cultural workers need to ask when making lifestyle choices.

190    The Spiritual Formation of Mission Leaders
By David Teague
The author discusses the importance of communion, community, and ministry in leadership.
198        How Translation Techniques Aid in Communicating the Bible Cross-culturally
By Kenneth Nehrbass
How can we bridge the culture and language gap so that we communicate scripture’s intended meaning? The author shares seven common  “tools of the trade” Bible translators utilize to get the meaning across accurately and clearly.

208    A Guide to Successful International Scholarships
By James L. Hansen
Six key components in one international  scholarship program in Bolivia have led to great success in Christian leaders making an impact both nationally and globally.

216    Discovering “Who” Is the Silver Bullet of World Evangelism: Eight Missiological lmplications
By Cecil VV. Stalnaker
Missionaries must grasp both intellectually and emotionally that God is the silver bullet in world evangelism. If not, they may respond in at least eight unhealthy ways.

226    Birthing a Community-oriented, Mission-minded Body of Believers
By II. J. D-Davidson
How one Bible/ministry training program empowered Christians in rural China to become a fully-functioning body of believers without dependence on foreign input.

DEPARTMENTS
134    A Second Look: When We Disagree
By Gary Corwin
136    Perspectives: Sense and Nonsense of Large-scale Evangelism
By Dwight Martin and Marten Visser
234    Mission Resources on the Web: The MisLinks Story
By A. Scott Moreau  and Mike O’Rear
240    Book Reviews

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