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A friend of mine recently asked my advice on what books I might recommend for someone who is preparing to become a cross cultural minister.

So, I thought I’d share my recommends (other than the Bible itself) and ask you guys to weigh in below with books that have been helpful to you.

Here is my short list and Top 20:

On Being a Missionary by Thomas Hale

 

Cross Cultural Conflict by Duane Elmer

Leading Cross Culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelteer

 

Communicating Christ Cross Culturally by David Hesselgrave

 

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement by Ralph D. Winter

 

Also:

Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper

 

Eternity in Their Hearts by Don Richardson

 

From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya by Ruth Tucker

 

A Force in the Earth by David Shibley

 

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs by John Foxe

 

Operation World by Patrick Johnstone

 

Serving As Senders by Neal Pirilo

 

Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours by Rolland Allen

 

The Planting of Missionary Churches by John Nevius

 

Appropriate Christianity by Charles Kraft

 

Always Enough by Heidi Baker

 

LAMP: Language Acquisition Made Practical by Thomas and Elizabeth Brewster

 

Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders

 

The Heavenly Man by Bro. Yun and Paul Hattaway

Plus a Couple of Fresh Honorable Mentions especially for Church Planters and Workers:

Church Planting Movements: How God is Redeeming a Lost World by David Garrison

And finally…The Hottest and Most Important Book You May Have Never Heard Of Yet!:

T4t: A Discipleship Re-Revolution

Got any others that you think should be on the list? Let me know…

Here Are A Few Others Of Interest...

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