Language the resource is written in: English
Audience for whom the resource is intended: Christian workers, ESL teachers
Focus group: Animist, Atheist, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim
Format: Book, e-book
Description: More than ever, North America is being flooded by people from all around the world, many of them here illegally. How should the church respond to these sojourners among us? In Strangers Next Door professor of evangelism and church planting J. D. Payne introduces the phenomenon of migrations of peoples to Western nations and explores how the church should respond in light of the mission of God. As we understand and embrace the fact that the least-reached people groups now reside in (and continue to migrate to) Western countries, churches have unprecedented opportunities to freely share the gospel with them. This book includes practical guidelines for doing crosscultural missions and developing a global strategy of mission. It also highlights examples of churches and organisations attempting to reach, partner with, and send migrants to minister to their people. Discover how you can reach out to the strangers next door by welcoming them into God’s family.
Author: J. D. Payne
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Year of publication: 2,012
Where obtained: Book Depository, Kindle
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Comments: Focus is on North America, but still relevant to Australia. Very easy to read.