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Reaching the World in Our Own Backyard: A Guide to Building Relationships with People of Other Faiths and Cultures

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Reaching the World in Our Own Backyard is designed as a guidebook for Christians to better understand and engage people from other countries including immigrants, foreign exchange students, and tourists. By both region and religion, author Rajendra K. Pillai explains cultural considerations and common points of reference to readers eager to share the good news of Jesus Christ with foreign-born individuals.

Between 1990 and 2000, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism-along with many other religions-grew at a record pace, due heavily to immigration and conversion. During this same period of time the number of people who call themselves Christians dropped by 9 percent. Meanwhile, 98 percent of churches experienced non-growth or declines in attendance.

Synopsis:

The author presents a guide to building relationships with people of other faiths and cultures.

Synopsis:

A guidebook for believers to better understand and engage people from other countries by both region and religion, Pillai explains cultural considerations and common points of reference for readers eager to share the good news of Jesus Christ with foreign-born individuals.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [240]-243).

About the Author

Rajendra K. Pillai was born in Calcutta, India. Having grown up in a Hindu nation and in a Muslim neighborhood, he was acutely conscious of being in the minority as a Christian believer. Rajendra has a passion for relating to and reaching people of other cultures. He has an MBA in Global Economic Development from Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, and conducts corporate training in cross-cultural and management issues for organizations including the USDA, National Institutes of Health, the FBI and several other public and private organizations. He also speaks at churches and conferences across the country.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578566013
Subtitle:
A Guide to Building Relationships with People of Other Faiths and Cultures
Author:
Pillai, Rajendra K
Author:
Pillai, Rajendra
Author:
Rajendra K. Pillai
Publisher:
WaterBrook Press
Location:
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion - Evangelism
Subject:
Intercultural communication
Subject:
Evangelistic work
Subject:
Christianity -- Evangelism.
Subject:
Witness bearing
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - General
Subject:
Christian Life - General
Subject:
Christian Ministry - Evangelism
Subject:
Witness bearing (christianity)
Subject:
Intercultural communication -- United States.
Subject:
Evangelism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. UT-02.05
Publication Date:
20030819
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.00x6.01x.72 in. .78 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The author presents a guide to building relationships with people of other faiths and cultures.
"Synopsis" by , A guidebook for believers to better understand and engage people from other countries by both region and religion, Pillai explains cultural considerations and common points of reference for readers eager to share the good news of Jesus Christ with foreign-born individuals.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [240]-243).
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