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The Power of Honor
To Love the Glory of God
Tags: fear, glory, god, honor, shame, trinitarian
At the dramatic crescendo of John’s gospel, Jesus makes a final appeal, that those who could perceive the light of the world would “believe in the light” to become “sons of light” (John 12:36)....
Good News! God Honors Us By Entering Our Story
Tags: central asia, honor, persian, story
ENTERING YOUR STORY
I brought some candy with me for the national staff of an NGO in Central Asia. They thanked me of course, to which I replied, “It was nothing.” And really it was a very little...
Three-Story Method and Set of Bible Stories for Evangelism
Theme: Shame and Honor
Tags: bible story, evangelism, honor, shame
In Sustainable Church Multiplication Movements (S-CMMs), Christians start groups which discuss Bible stories. They also train other Christians to do the same. One effective way...
Honor and Shame in Latin American Culture
Tags: honor, latin america, shame
The role of honor and shame in Asia and Africa has been well established.1 Yet a “blindspot” regarding the centrality of honor and shame in Latin American culture undermines our presentation of the...
The Gospel of Purity for Unreached Peoples
Tags: gospel, honor, purity, shame, unclean, unreached peoples
[Adapted from The Global Gospel: Achieving Missional Impact in Our Multicultural World by Werner Mischke (MissionONE, 2015). Purity is one of nine honor/shame dynamics explored in this book.]...
Saving God’s Face: A Chinese Contextualization of Salvation Through Honor and Shame
A Book Review
Tags: chinese, contextualization, guilt, honor, majority world, shame
“There is no such thing as theology; there is only contextualized theology.” (quoting Stephen Bevans, p.1)
“Imagine coming to the Bible with Eastern eyes.” (p.55)
“HS [honor and shame]...