Disability in Mission - The Church's Hidden Treasure

Author(s): David Deuel (Editor); Nathan John (Editor); Joni Eareckson-Tada (Foreword by)

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Disability in Mission: The Church’s Hidden Treasure outlines a radical change in approaches to missiology, missions, and praxis for the twenty-first-century global cultural context. It explores a pattern whereby God works powerfully in missions through disability and not in spite of it. No matter what our disability or vulnerability may be, God can use us; and if the body of Christ is supportive, people with disability can be effective agents of transformation in the mission field. Via a number of case studies of people with disabilities who are involved in missions, and with robust biblical and missiological justification, this book examines the role of those with disability in missions.

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“This book contains a vital message that needs to be heard and heeded, not just in cross-cultural mission agencies, but by the whole Christian community. Its message certainly contains a powerful challenge, but it is above all an inspiring encouragement. What an amazing God we worship, who became weak for us in Christ and wants to use us—not in spite of our weaknesses but through them! – Vaughan Roberts

 

Foreword by Joni Eareckson Tada 


Introduction by Nathan G. John 


1. Disability and Biblical Weakness by David C. Deuel 


2. Moses, Messenger of Weakness by David C. Deuel 


3. Kingdom Impact through Weakness and Disability by Bonnie Baker Armistead 


4. Unformed yet Ordained by J. M. Paul 


5. Called and Equipped through Paraplegia by Barry Funnell 


6. Paul the Leper and Olive the Servant by David C. Deuel 


7. Being a Mission Partner with Disability in Kenya by Paul Lindoewood 


8. People with Disabilities on Short-Term Mission by Jeff McNair 


9. Weak to Weaker: For Children with Disabilities across the Globe by Natalie Flickner 


10. Deciding to Go on Mission with Disability by Justin Reimer 


11. Mission Possible: The Role of Member Care in Mobilizing Workers with Disabilities by Deanna Richey Conclusion: Disability and Mission: For His Glory by Nathan G. John

General Fields

  • : 9781683072010
  • : Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC
  • : Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC
  • : August 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 248
  • : David Deuel (Editor); Nathan John (Editor); Joni Eareckson-Tada (Foreword by)