Scattered and Gathered

by Sadiri Joy Tira, Tetsunao Yamamori

The twenty-first century is marked by mass migration. Massive population movements of the last century have radically challenged our study and practice of mission. Where the church once rallied to go out into “the regions beyond,” Christian mission is currently required to respond and adapt to “missions around.” As a result, leaders in this field have been developing diaspora missiology to provide a missiological framework for understanding and participating in God’s redemptive mission among peoples living outside their places of origin. In this volume, experts in diaspora missiology from across the globe analyze the development of missions to migrants and add to our understanding of the contemporary church’s opportunities and responsibilities for mission amongst diaspora groups.


About the Author

SADIRI JOY TIRA, DMiss, DMin, is Diaspora Missiology Specialist at the Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives at Ambrose University, Calgary, Canada, and is the coordinator for the Lausanne North American Diaspora Strategy Group. From 2007–2019 he served as the Lausanne Movement Senior Associate/Catalyst for Diasporas.

TETSUNAO YAMAMORI, PhD, is Senior Fellow of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. He is also President Emeritus of Food for the Hungry International and was International Director of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization from 2004–2006. His PhD was in Religion from Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

Book Information

  • Author: Sadiri Joy Tira, Tetsunao Yamamori
  • ISBN: 9781783687640
  • Category: Global Missions, Global Perspectives
  • Region: World
  • Publisher: Langham Publishing
  • Publishing Date: 07/31/2020
  • Number of Pages: 714


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