Recommended Resources

Further Reading on Mission and Evangelism

Beech, Lee.  The Church in Exile: Living in Hope After     Christendom.  Downer’s Grove:  Intervarsity, 2015.

Block, Tina. The Secular Northwest: Religion and Irreligion in Everyday Postwar Life. Vancouver: University of   British Columbia Press, 2016.

Bosch, David. Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1991.

Brueggemann, Walter.  Biblical Perspectives on Evangelism: Living in a Three-Storied Universe. Nashville:  Abingdon, 1993.

Charry, Ellen.  By The Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Croft, Stephen.  Mission-Shaped Questions: Defining Issues for Today’s Church. London: Church House Publishing, 2008.

Cronshaw and Hammon.Sentness:  Six Postures of Missional Christians. Downer’s Grove: Intervarsity, 2014.

Duckworth, Jessica.  Wide Welcome: How the Unsettling Presence of Newcomers can Save the Church. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013.

Goheen, Michael W., ed.  Reading the Bible Missionally. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016.

Guder, Darrell.  The Incarnation and the Church’s Witness. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2005.

Guder, Darrell, ed.   Missional Church: A vision for the sending of the church in North America.Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Hastings, Ross.  Missional God, Missional Church: Hope for Re-Evangelizing the West. Downers Grove: Intervarsity, 2012.

Hirsch, Allan.  The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating Apostolic Movements, 2ndEdition. Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2016.

James, Christopher B.  Church Planting in Post-Christian Soil.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Lockhart, Ross A.  Lessons from Laodicea: Missional Leadership in a Culture of Affluence.Eugene: Cascade Books, 2016.

Lockhart, Ross A.  Beyond Snakes and Shamrocks:  St. Patrick’s Missional Leadership Lessons for Today.  Eugene:  Cascade Books, 2018.

Newbigin, Lesslie.  The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989. Newbigin, Lessile. The Open Secret: An Introduction to the Theology of Mission. 

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. Paas, Stephan.  Church Planting in the Secular WestLearning from the European Experience.Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 2016.

Paulsen, Judy.  Christian Foundations: A Grounding for a life of Faith. Toronto: Wycliffe College, 2016.

Roxburgh, Allan J. and M. Scott Boren,  Introducing the Missional Church: What it is, why it matters, how to Become One. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2009.

Sparks, Paul, Tim Soerens and Dwight Friesen, ed.  The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches are Transforming Mission, Discipleship and Community.Downers Grove: Intervarsity, 2014.

Stone, Bryan.  Evangelism after Christendom: The Theology and Practice of Christian Witness.Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2007.