"This book should be required reading for any person involved in or entering into cross-cultural ministry. It also has enormous value for anyone interested in building healthy relationships to serve God more effectively, wherever they may be." (Luis Bush, formerly international director, AD 2000 & Beyond Movement)
"Every cross-cultural worker and those who live in cross-cultural communities will find this book informative and helpful in adjusting to another culture." (Bong Rin Ro, Overseas Missionary Fellowship)
"Elmer has addressed the basic problem behind 90% of all my frustrations as a mission executive. I highly recommend the book as required reading. . . . Thank you for this most important contribution to world mission." (James E. Plueddemann, SIM International)
About the Author
His articles have been published in journals such as Moody Monthly, Evangelical Missions Quarterly, Christian Education Journal, Discernment, and Christianity Today. His books include An Analysis of Hebrews: A Programmed Instruction, Building Relationships, With an Eye on the Future: Church and Development in the Twenty-First Century, Cross-Cultural Conflict and Cross-Cultural Connections.