Monday, April 02, 2007

Suggested Reading from Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson, missions guru of Shepherd's Staff Missions Facilitators, compiled this great reading list as a resource in the missions training manual he wrote.

On Being a Missionary by Thomas Hale

People Raising: A Practical Guide to Support Raising by William P. Dillon

Getting Sent: A Relational Approach to Support Raising by Pete Sommer

Friend Raising by Betty Barnett

Serving as Senders by Neal Pirolo

Operation World by Patrick Johnstone

Anthropological Insights for Missionaries by Paul G. Hiebert

Principles of War by Jim Wilson

Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper

Eternity in Their Hearts by Don Richardson

Missionary Methods: St. Paul's or Ours? by Roland Allen

Concise History of Christian Mission by J. Herbert Kane

Ministering Cross Culturally by Sherwood Lingenfelter and Marvin Mayers

HT: One World Mission Blog

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Great list! I'll be saving that one.

Another REALLY good book for anyone on the field or not is Walking with the Poor by Bryant L. Myers. It's a great, practical guide of how our well intentioned efforts can harm those we want to help, and how to avoid it.