Introducing World Missions
- Moreau et al.
Barrett, David & Todd Johnson & George Kurian. World Christian Encyclopedia
. Oxford University Press, 2000.
Barrett, David & Todd Johnson. World Christian Trends
Johnson, Todd & Kenneth Ross. Atlas of Global Christianity
. Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
Mandryk, Jason. Operation World
. IVP Books, 2010.
CPM/DMM Case Studies/Methodologies/Descriptions
Garrison, David. Church Planting Movements
Garrison, David. A Wind in the House of Islam
- mostly case studies
Smith, Steve. T4T: A Discipleship Re-Revolution
- both case study and methodology
Moran, Roy. Spent Matches: igniting the signal fire for the spiritually dissatisfied
Robertson, Pat & David Watson. The Father Glorified
: True Stories of God's power through Ordinary People.
Trousdale, Jerry. Miraculous Movements
. Mostly case studies from North Africa
Watson, Paul & David Watson. Contagious Disciple Making
. Mostly methodology.
History of Missions and Church Growth
Bednarowski, Mary Farrell, ed. Twentieth-century Global Christianity
. (A People's History of Christianity, Vol. 7) (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2008.
Clouse, Robert G., Richard V. Pierard and Edwin M. Yamauchi. Two Kingdoms: The Church and Culture through the Ages
. Moody, 1993.
Dowley, Tim, ed. Introduction to the History of Christianity
. Fortress Press, 1995.
Hastings, Adrian, ed. A World History of Christianity
. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999.
Herring, George. Introduction to the History of Christianity
. New York University Press, 2006.
Hylson-Smith, Kenneth. To the Ends of the Earth: The Globalization of Christianity
. Paternoster, 2007.
Irvin, Dale T. and Scott W. Sunquist, History of the World Christian Movement. Vol. 1: Earliest History to 1453
Orbis Books, 2001.
Jenkins, Philip. The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Koschorke, Klaus, Frider Ludwig and Mariano Delgado. A History of Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1450-1990
. ( William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2007.
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. Harper and Row, 1953.
Latourette, Kenneth S. Christianity in a Revolutionary Age: A History of Christianity in the 19th and 20th Centuries
. Harper, 1963.
Latourette, Kenneth S. Christianity Through the Ages
. (Harper and Row, 1965.
Marty, Martin. The Christian World: A Global History
. (The Random House Publishing Group, 2007.
McLeod, Hugh, ed. The Cambridge History of Christianity: World Christianities c. 1914–c. 2000
. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Moffett, Samuel Hugh. A History of Christianity in Asia, Volume 1, Volume 2
. Harper-Collins, 1991.
Mullin, Robert Bruce. A Short World History of Christianity
(Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008.
Neill, Stephen C. A History of Christian Missions: The Pelican History of the Church
. Vol. 6. Penguin Books, 1964.
Partner, Peter and Melvyn Bragg. Two Thousand Years, The Second Millennium: From Medieval Christendom to Global Christianity
. Granada Media, 1999.
Stanley, Brian. The World Missionary Conference, Edinburgh 1910
. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2009.
Yates, Timothy. The Expansion of Christianity
. Lion Publishing, 2004.
400s - How the Irish saved civilization
- the Celtic missionary movement
Early - A History of Christianity in India: Beginnings to AD 1707
- Stephen Neill
Early - A History of Christianity in Asia: Beginnings to 1500
- Samuel Moffett
1500s - A History of Christianity in Asia: 1500-1900
- Samuel Moffett
1700s - A History of Christianity in India: 1707-1858
- Stephen Neill
Church Growth Methodology
Allen, Roland. Missionary Methods: St. Paul's or Ours
Allen, Roland. The Spontaneous Expansion of the Church
Culture, Cultural Anthropology
Georges, Jayson. The 3D Gospel: ministry in guilt, shame and fear cultures
Bevans, Stephen B. Models of Contextual Theology (Faith and Cultures Series)
. Orbis Books.
Bosch, David. Transforming Mission – Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1991.
Geertz, Clifford. The Religion of Java
Geisler, Norman & William Watkins. Worlds Apart: A Handbook on World Views
edition); Baker Book House, 1989.
Hall, Edward. Beyond Culture
. Anchor Books, 1981.
Hall, Edward. The Silent Language
. Anchor Books, 1973.
Hall, Patty. A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World
. IVP Books, 2002.
Hawthorne, Gerald, Ralph Martin, Daniel Reid. Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
. IVP Academic, 1993.
Hesselgrave, David J. Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally
. Zondervan, 1991.
Hiebert, Paul G. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries
. Baker Academic, 2008.
Hiebert, Paul G. Anthropological Reflections on Missiological Issues
. Baker Academic, 1994.
Hiebert, Paul G. Cultural Anthropology.
Baker Book House, 1983.
Hiebert, Paul G. The Gospel in Human Contexts: Anthropological Explorations for Contemporary Missions
. Baker Academic, 2009.
Hiebert, Paul G. Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change
. Baker Academic, 2008.
Hofstede, Geert,Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind
. McGraw-Hill Education, 1994.
Hyde, Steve. Kingdom Invasion: Invading the Earth with the Kingdom of God-Planting Churches Among Rural Peoples.
Words of Life Ministries, Cambodia. 2013. NADA
Kearney, Michael. World View
. Chandler & Sharp Publishers, 1984.
Keller, Timothy. Center Church
. (See his section on “city” but understand it as applying to all cultures.)
Kraft, Charles H. Anthropology for Christian Witness
. Orbis Books, 1997
Kraft, Charles H. Christianity in Culture: A Study in Dynamic Biblical Theologizing in Cross-Cultural Perspective
. Orbis Books,2005.
Kraft, Charles H. Communication Theory for Christian Witness
. Orbis Books; Rev Sub edition, 1991.
Lingenfelter, Sherwood. Ministering Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Personal Relationships
. Baker Academic, 2003.
Lingenfelter, Sherwood. Transforming Culture: A Challenge for Christian Mission
. Baker Books, 1998.
Ott and Wilson. Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication
. Baker Books.
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. Orbis Books, 2002.
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. Eerdmans, 1970.
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. Baker Academic, 2014.
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. HarperCollins, 2001.
O'Donovan, Wilbur. Biblical Christianity in Modern Africa
. Authentic Media, 2012.
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. InterVarsity Press, 2009.
Smith, Gordon T. Transforming Conversion: Rethinking the Language and Contours of Christian Initiation
. Baker Academic, 2010
Taylor, William D., ed. Global Missiology for the 21st Century: The Iguassu Dialogue
. Baker Academic, 2000.
Tennent, Timothy. Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the Twenty-First Century
. KregelAcademic, 2010.
Trompenaars, Fons & Hampton, Turner. Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business
. 1998. (Similar to Hofstede’s research—also a secular source.)
Diaspora, Migrant Peoples, Refugees
Johnstone & Merrill. Serving God in a Migrant Crisis
. GMI, 2016.
Payne, J. D. Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration and Mission
Looney, Jared. Crossroads of the Nations: Diaspora, Globalization and Evangelism
(vol. 1. 2015.
Tira, Joy. Scattered to Gather
Wan, Enoch. Diaspora Missiology: Theory, Methodology, and Practice
. Compendium. 2012.
Wan, Enoch. Diaspora Missiology (EMS 23): Reflections on Reaching the Scattered Peoples of the World
Futuristics of the Church
Johnstone, Patrick. The Future of the Global Church: History, trends and possibilities
Adair, James R. Introducing Christianity
. (Routledge, 2008.
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. (Nairobi: Oxford University Press, 1982.
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. (Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2001.
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. (Abingdon: Routledge, 2007.
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. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
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. 5 vols. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999.
Gallagher, Robert L. and Paul Hertig, eds. Landmark Essays in Mission and World Christianity
. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2009.
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Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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. Oxford University Press, 2006.
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. Authentic, 2010.
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. (Missiology; in Dutch), 2 vols. Uitgeverij Boekencentrum B. V., 1991.
Jongeneel, Jan A. B. Philosophy, Science, and Theology of Mission in the 19th and 20th Centuries: A Missiological Encyclopedia
. Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2002.
Juergensmeyer, Mark, ed. Global Religions: An Introduction
. Oxford University Press, 2003.
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. Continuum, 2008.
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. Orbis Books, 1997.
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. IVP Academic, 2009.
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. Baker Books, 2006.
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. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
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Sanneh, Lamin and Joel A. Carpenter, eds. The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World
. Oxford University Press, 2005.
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. Darton, Longman and Todd Ltd, 2003.
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. Baker Academic, 2000.
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. Zondervan, 2007.
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