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We Are Not the Hero - by Jean Johnson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 335

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Christian Ministry

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Deep River Books

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Missions

Author: Jean Johnson

Language: English

TCIN: 78036050
UPC: 9781937756451
Item Number (DPCI): 247-75-9507

Description

While globalization gives North American Christians unprecedented opportunities to influence the world, we need to take care not to slip into a type of postmodern colonialism in which we make ourselves the experts or the 'hero come to save the day.' The day has come when all of us who influence or practice missions need to intentionally guide others to look to God and to their own communities for resources, solutions, creativity, ingenuity, hard work, and interdependence, instead of making them perpetual recipients of all the good things we can do for them. In We Are Not the Hero, missionary Jean Johnson shares lessons learned from her sixteen years in Cambodia, in an area known as the Killing Fields, including why our North American culture, church experiences, and financial solutions to church growth will not work elsewhere.
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