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To Give Or Not to Give – Rethinking Dependency, Restoring Generosity, and Redefining Sustainability

John Rowell
InterVarsity Press, 2007
Level: advanced
Perspective: Other
Topic: Diverse, Resources, Environment & Climate
page count: 262 pages
ISBN: 9780830857739

Blurb

Modern mission theory is guided largely by the three self paradigm that suggests indigenous churches can only be healthy if they are self-governing, self-propagating, and self-supporting. Consequently, Western missionaries, their churches, and their agencies have been increasingly indisposed to giving generously. We must rethink the interplay of dollars dependency and what it means to do the right thing with our money as we pursue twenty-first century missions. This book answers the questions whether Westerners ought to give or not to give in support of global evangelism and encourages maximum generosity as the path most reflective of God's heart on the matter.

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