Missions Books I Want To Read

There are a lot more missions books out there (!) -and this list will continue to grow as I learn and research this topic.

  1. And Bees Make Honey – anthology compiled by Jill and Roger Dyer*
  2. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries by Paul Hiebert*
  3. Ask a Missionary by John McVay*
  4. A Biblical Theology of Missions by George Peters*
  5. Communication Theory for Christian Witness by Charles Kraft*
  6. A Concise History of the Christian World Mission by Herbert Kane
  7. Daktar by Viggo Olsen*
  8. Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper
  9. Finish the Mission by John Piper and David Mathis*
  10. Foreign to Familiar by Sarah Lanier*
  11. From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya by Ruth Tucker*
  12. Gospel Church and Kingdom: Comparative Studies in World Mission Theology by James Scherer*
  13. History of the World Christian Movement, Vol. I: Earliest Christianity to 1453 by Dale Irvin
  14. History of the World Christian Movement, Vol. II: Modern Christianity from 1454-1800 by Dale Irvin
  15. If God Should Choose by Kristen Stagg*
  16. A Guide to Cross-Cultural Living by Steven Caliguiri*
  17. A History of Christian Missions by Stephen Neill
  18. In the Presence of My Enemies by Gracia Burnham*
  19. Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper*
  20. A Mind for Missions by Paul Borthwick
  21. Ministering Cross-Culturally by Sherwood Lingenfelter*
  22. Missiology: An Introduction by Justice Anderson
  23. Missionary Administration in the Local Church by Reginald Matthews*
  24. Missions in the Third Millenium by Stan Guthrie
  25. MK2MK compiled by Kristen Stagg*
  26. On Duty in Bangladesh by Jeannie Lockerbie*
  27. The Open Secret: An Introduction to the Theology of Mission by Leslie Newbigin* – Gave Up On
  28. Paradigms in Conflict by David Hesselgrave
  29. Penetrating Missions’ Final Frontier by T. Mamamori*
  30. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement*
  31. The Quest: Changing a Church’s Culture from Missions-Minded to Missions-Active by David Herndon*
  32. The Reentry Team by Neal Pirolo*
  33. Reformation in Foreign Missions by Bob Finley*
  34. Revolution in World Missions by KP Yohannen*
  35. Run with the Vision by Bob Sjogren*
  36. Strangers at Home by Carolyn Smith*
  37. Through Open Doors by Mildred Morehouse*
  38. Toward a Theology of Missions by M. Thomas Starkes*
  39. Unto Death: Martyrdom, Missions and the Maturity of the Church by Dalton Thomas*

Read before – re-read
Children of the Call by Charlene Gray*
Cross-Cultural Re-Entry by Clyde Austin*
Letters Never Sent by Ruth Van Reken*
Notes from a Traveling Childhood by Karen McCluskey*
Scamps, Scholars and Saints – anthology by MKs*
Serving as Senders by Neal Pirolo*
Third Culture Kids by David Pollock*

* – means I own it

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