Global Missiology English, Vol 1, No 15 (2017)

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GOSPEL PRAYER WITH AND FOR PEOPLE IN HONOR-SHAME CULTURES

Linda Grimms

Abstract


Today, we are part of a “global church with a globalized mission in a globalized world”.   The global church is on the move, pursuing the Great Commission from everywhere to everyone.  As we go, it is vital to understand how God’s honor embodied in Jesus is profoundly good news among peoples whose core life value is maintaining honor and avoiding shame.  This paper embarks on a cross-cultural journey to develop a Great Commission model that incorporates prayer in outreach and ministry to people within predominantly honor-shame cultures.

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