bookThis past July the International Orality Network focused on this issue. It’s the theme for the next (Jan/Feb 2015) Mission Frontiers. Here’s the summary: Individualistic Western society blinds us to honor/shame dynamics–in the Bible and “collectivistic” societies around the world. And this blind spot in Western theology keeps us from letting the Bible engage collectivistic societies directly around their core values.

Werner Mischke’s new book “The Global Gospel” is fueling much of the growing awareness on this topic. Read free excerpts at

Extended to November 10th, you can help fund the first printing of “The Global Gospel” by letting your missionary friends know they can get a 60% pre-publication discount. To get this discount, simply email your request (or questions) to Robby at . Please indicate how many cases you want at $240 each (24 books per case, shipping included), along with your mission agency or mission involvement. (This 60% discount is only for mission professionals and agencies. Others can save 40% to 50% at

For every case you order, Robby has committed to make a $20 gift to Brigada, so your purchase helps with Brigada’s end-of-year fundraising campaign! (Thank you! Order a lot please. :-) )