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The 3D Gospel – 50% off!

The 3D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures is now available in paperback ($8.99 though Amazon). I’ve been encouraged to hear people’s positive responses and how organizations have adopted it in their training program. A 50% discount is offered on
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New book: THE 3D GOSPEL

Learn how the gospel speaks to all cultures. Western theology emphasizes legal forgiveness of sins, but people in the Majority World seek honor or spiritual power.  In today’s globalized world, Christians need a three-dimensional gospel. Learn how the Bible speaks to cultures
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Posted in Communication, Culture, Evangelism, Honor, Ministry, Missiology, News, NT, OT, Relationships, Shame, Sin, Spirituality, Theology

Understanding Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures

“We have to reckon with three different types of reactions to transgressions of religiously sanctioned codes: fear, shame, and guilt.” (Eugene Nida, Customs and Cultures [1954], p. 150)Christian missiologists identify three responses to sin in human cultures: guilt, shame, and fear.
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Posted in Communication, Culture, Honor, Missiology, Relationships – A New Tool

To make it easier for people to learn about Honor-Shame cultures, I have developed: is a free assessment tool for learning your group’s culture type – guilt, shame, or fear.  It is like a personality test, but for groups
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