A prominent missiologist provides insight and guidance on the hot topics within Christian mission circles in this unique and timely discussion. Through the authoritative use of Scripture and drawing from the social sciences and history, David J. Hesselgrave tackles ten of the most pressing issues facing missionaries and students of missions today. In spite of the rapid changes taking place, Hesselgrave determines that much of traditional theory, practice, and theology is still valid, if not essential, for the future of Christian missions.
David J. Hesselgrave (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is one of the leading spokesmen of evangelical missions today. A pastor turned missionary to Japan, he later became actively involved at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, both as a professor and a director of missions at various times. Now retired, he resides with his wife, Gertrude, in Rockford, Ill. He is the author of many books, including, Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally and Planting Churches Cross-Culturally.