Peoples on the Move - by Anthony F Casey (Paperback)
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"Book Synopsis Peoples on the Move provides pastors, church planters, and missionaries with the tools they need to walk out their door and learn the unique dynamics of their neighborhoods in order to formulate effective strategies for ministry. The book takes a practical approach and contains many examples of how the research is done as well as how community research translates to ministry strategy. It reads like one is walking the streets with the author as he apprentices a new generation of church planters and missionaries. Review Quotes ""Most mission-minded followers of Christ (and their pastors) agree that believers should be students of both the Bible and their community. If we're honest, we do a much better job teaching God's people how to grasp Scripture than to decode their neighborhood. Drawing from many years of experience, Anthony Casey provides a basic introduction to ethnography, equipping believers to study, understand, and connect with their communities for the gospel. This is a very timely book for ministry in a rapidly changing world."" --Edward L. Smither, Dean, College of Intercultural Studies, Columbia International University ""Peoples on the Move offers pastors, church planters, and missionaries a short-term ethnographic research tool that initiates the comprehension of the culture(s) in a community. The beauty of this introductory book is its simplicity in discovering worldview themes without sacrificing foundational theoretical substance or ignoring building community relationships. Enhanced ministry models result."" --Tom Steffen, Emeritus Professor of Intercultural Studies, Biola University, and author of Worldview-based Storying: The Integration of Story, Symbol and Ritual ""This book is concise but thorough, practical yet convicting, strategic while still simple. I recommend it not only to missionaries, but also to local church pastors and leaders who need to know their community better."" --Chuck Lawless, Professor of Evangelism and Missions, Dean of Doctoral Studies, Vice President for Spiritual Formation and Ministry Centers, and Richard & Gina Headrick Chair of World Missions, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary About the Author Anthony F. Casey is associate professor of Intercultural Studies at William Carey University. He has worked with immigrants in the United States and overseas for fifteen years, and has conducted ethnographic research on four continents. He is author of Church Planting among Immigrants in U.S. Urban Centers: The Where, Why, and How of Diaspora Missiology in Action (2016)."



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