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This is a good presentation of implications of the three selves formula, and how Western practitioners and Western monies can often short circuit the process I found it a bit repetitive, and I m not sure if I completely agreed with the author s implied conclusions Her drumbeat of Don t use Western resources poorly seemed to basically imply, Don t use Western resources at all , and I m not sure how you do that Of course you don t want to mess things up, but I don t feel like the answer This is a good presentation of implications of the three selves formula, and how Western practitioners and Western monies can often short circuit the process I found it a bit repetitive, and I m not sure if I completely agreed with the author s implied conclusions Her drumbeat of Don t use Western resources poorly seemed to basically imply, Don t use Western resources at all , and I m not sure how you do that Of course you don t want to mess things up, but I don t feel like the answer is to do nothing I could be wrong, but I was hoping for anuanced path forward [[ Free ]] ☙ We Are Not the Hero ☉ This is no ivory tower book of pontification and pronouncement this is a field manual smeared with mud from front line trenches Get it Read it Use it And see your people, neighborhood, region, even your world, transformed Brian Hogan, assistant director, Youth With A Mission s Church Planting Coaches author of There s a Sheep in my Bathtub Birth of a Mongolian Church Planting MovementWhile 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 Jesus commanded us to make disciples of all nations, not to spread Western cultural Christianity or solve the world with American dollarsIn We Are Not the Hero, the author invites you on a learning journey through Cambodia and other parts of the world to discover ways to contribute to self sustaining and reproducing church movements that are organic to the culture If you are a student, missionary, church planter, missions oriented church, or Great Commission minded disciple you will find this book both inspirational and valuable to your experience New Testament guidelines for multiplying churches leap out with startling clarity from sharp, action packed examples that need no abstract explanation Had I read this before going to the field, I d have avoided serious and painful cultural errors Dr George Patterson, originator of Train and Multiply and author of Church Planting Multiplication GuideJean Johnson speaks from real life, hard earned experience She has seen firsthand the unintended consequences of ministry meant to help the poor that actually deepens their poverty Her book provides important insights for those who desire to serve effectively, engaging both their hearts and their minds Dr Robert Lupton, president of FCS Urban Ministries Best selling author of Toxic Charity A treasure of interesting personal incidents as well as the gleanings from other like minded experts in the field of missions I enthusiastically endorse Jean s book as a convincing incentive to review our mission vision and to modify our mission efforts Steve Saint, missionary to the Ecuadorian Waodani tribe, author of End of the Spear and Walking His Trail, narrator of Beyond the Gates of Splendor This is a book that I will definitely will read again and digest chapter by chapter A great guide in doing missions and how missionaries should really look at their approaches in doing what they do A great read and again Very good read about starting indigenous churches Pretty straight forward and might even be considered a bit tough by some, but lots of really good insights with a hoped outcome of strong churches started, strengthened, and reproducing, in different cultural contexts by the indigenous people. I know a lot of people that would hate it but it is sooo true what she writes