Superb Collection of Essays

We were delighted to see such a positive review of the Pioneer Gift in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research

I liked the image of a pawn (though didn’t want to think about how many pawns get sacrificed in a game of chess!) that the reviewer concludes with

The pioneer is like a pawn (both words are derived from the same Latin root) on a chessboard. The pawn is the weakest of all the pieces in the game, but it has one crucial role: typically, it moves first. The work of the Holy Spirit is often set afoot by the least likely persons. Baker and Ross and the other contributors to this book have given us a gift that will inspire other pioneers to initiate much-needed mission efforts at such a time as this.

The whole issue is very good with an article on hospitality by Cathy Ross and i liked the Exploration of global friendship by Dana Robert (pretty much everything she writes i like!)…

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ANVIL journal of theology and mission

Volume 38 issue 1 is out now. The theme of mission and disability is explored by Kt Tupling, Naomi Lawson Jacobs, Rachel Noël, Bill Braviner and more...

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