Fellowship International Bibliography

Achtemeier, Paul. Romans: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2010. 256 pages.


Amalraj, John, Hahn, Geoffrey W., Taylor, William D., Eds. Spirituality in Mission: Embracing the Lifelong Journey. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2017.


Baker, Mark, ed. Proclaiming the Scandal of the Cross: Contemporary Images of the Atonement. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006. 189 pages.


Bartholomew, Craig. Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics: A Comprehensive Framework for hearing God in Scripture. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. 2015. 640 pages.


Bradberry, T. 5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict. Online: inc.com. 2015. 3 pages.


Brown, Rick. Muslim “Worldviews and the Bible, Bridges and Barriers Part I: God and Mankind” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 2006 (23:1 Spring:5-12). 8 pages.


———.  “Muslim Worldviews and the Bible, Bridges and Barriers Part II: Jesus, Holy Spirit and the Age to Come” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 2006 (23:2 Summer:48-56). 9 pages.


———.  “Muslim Worldviews and the Bible, Bridges and Barriers Part III: Women, Purity, Worship and Ethics” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 2006 (23:3 Fall:93-100). 8 pages.


Burns, Bob, Tasha Chapman, and Donald C. Guthrie. Resilient Ministry: What Pastors Told Us About Surviving and Thriving. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2013. 304 pages.


Carson, D. A. Exegetical Fallacies. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 1996. 160 pages.


Carson, D.A. & Moo, D.J. An Introduction to the New Testament – Second Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2005. 776 pages.


Clapp, Rodney. A Peculiar People: The Church as Culture in a Post-Christian Society. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2006. 251 pages.


deSilva, David A. Honor, Patronage, Kinship and Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2000. 319 pages.


Eilers, Kent. Reading Theology Wisely: A Practical Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Pub., 2022. 191 pages.


Elmer, Duane. Cross-cultural Conflict: Building Relationships for Effective Ministry.  Downers Grove: IVP, 1993. 182 pages.


———. Cross-Cultural Connections: Stepping Out and Fitting in Around the World. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2002. 202 pages.


———. Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2006. 212 pages.


Erickson, Millard. Christian Theology. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. 1280 pages.


Fee, Gordon D. New Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors.
Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002. 160 pages.


Fellowship International DMM Manual Essential Elements and strategies and FI Essential Elements chart. Fellowship International, 2022.


Garrison, David. Church Planting Movements: How God Is Redeeming A Lost World. Monument, CO: Wigtake Resources, 2004.


Goheen, Michael and Bartholomew, Craig. Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian Worldview. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. 2008. 205 pages.


Green, J. B., and M. D. Baker. Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in the New Testament and Contemporary Contexts. 2nd Ed. Downer’s Grove: IVP, 2011. 264 pages.


Harries, J. Biblical Hermeneutics in Relation to Conventions of Language Use in Africa: pragmatics applied to interpretation in cross-cultural context in Evangelical Review of Theology. 2006. 14 pages.


Hayward, Douglas. “Measuring Contextualization in Church and Missions” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 1995 (12:3 Jul-Sep:135-138). 4 pages.


Hibbert, R. & Hibbert, E.. “Contextualizing Sin for Cross-Cultural Evangelism” in Missiology: An International Review, 2014 (42(3): 309-321). 23 pages.


———. Leading Multicultural Teams. Littleton, CO: Wm Carey Pub., 2014. 201 pages.


Hiebert, Paul J. “Critical Contextualization” in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 1987 (July: 104-111). 8 pages.


———. “Conversion and Worldview Transformation” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 1997 (14:2 Apr-Jun:83-86). 4 pages.


———. Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change. 2008, Baker Academic. 368 pages.


Johnson, Robin Denise. Multicultural Teams: Creating and sustaining an environment for learning from perspective diversity that maximized team effectiveness. Copyright Robin Denise Johnson, PhD. 2013. 118 pages.


Kawulich, Barbara. “Participant Observation as a Data Collection Method” in Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 6. 2005. 29 pages.


Klein, William H., Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Revised and Updated. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2004. 563 pages.


Kraft, Charles H. Communication Theory for Christian Witness. Revised ed. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1999. 174 pages.


Larsen, Trevor. Core Skills of Movement Leaders: Repeating Patterns from Generation to Generation. Focus on Fruit series. 2020. Kindle. 400 pages.


Longman, Tremper & Dillard, Raymond. An Introduction to the Old Testament – Second Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 526 pages.


McGrath, Alister. Understanding Doctrine: What It Is and Why It Matters. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992. 208 pages.


McKnight, Scott. A Community Called Atonement. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007. 156 pages.


Mims, Neill & Smith, Bill. “Church Planting Movements: What have we learned?” in Mission Frontiers 2011 (March-April).


Moreau, A. Scott. “The Human Universals of Culture: Implications for Contextualization” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 1995 (12:3 Jul-Sep:121-125).


Moreau, A. Scott, Campbell, Evvy Hay and Greener, Susan. Effective Intercultural Communication: A Christian Perspective. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Academic, 2014. 358 pages.


Morton, Scott. Funding your Ministry: A Field Guide for Raising Personal Support. Kindle 2017 3rd Edition OR Paper back 2007 2nd Edition. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. 264 pages.


Myers, Bryant L. Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development, revised and expanded edition. Maryknoll: Orbis books, 2011. 351 pages.


Naylor, Mark. Contextualization and the Essence of the Gospel. Online: CCI blog, 2010. 3 pages.


———.  Making the Gospel Understandable. Online: CCI blog, 2010. 3 pages.


———. The Significance of Metaphor in Communicating the Cross of Christ. Online: CCI blog, 2010. 3 pages.


———. Mapping Theological Trajectories that Emerge in Response to a Bible Translation. Doctoral thesis. Unpublished. 2014. 500 pages.


———. Differences between 3 Worldviews Chart. Unpublished. 2019. 1 page.


Newbigin, Lesslie. The Gospel in a Pluralist Society. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1989. 264 pages.


Ott, C. & Wilson, G. Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011, ebook 2013. 418 pages.


Packer, J. I. Knowing God, Downers Grove: IVP, 1973. 286 pages.


Patterson, K., Grenny, J., Maxfield, D., McMillan, R. and Switzler, A. Influencer: The Power to Change Anything. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007.


———. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes Are High. 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2012. 288 pages.


Plueddemann, James E., Leading Across Cultures: Effective Ministry and Mission in the Global Church. IVP Academic, 2009. 230 pages.


Richards, Randolph & O'Brien, Brandon. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes. IVP, 2012. 240 pages.


Shaw, R. Daniel. “Contextualizing the Power and the Glory” in International Journal of Frontier Missions, 1995 (12:3 Jul-Sep:155-160).


Shadrach, Steve. The God Ask. Fayatteville: CMM Press, 2016. 352 pages.


Shaw, R. Daniel. Contextualizing the Power and the Glory in International Journal of Frontier Missions(12:3 Jul-Sep:155-160). 6 pages.


Sire, James. Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, 2nd Ed. Downers Grove IL: InterVarsity, 2015. 201 pages.


Talman, Harley. “Comprehensive Contextualization” in International Journal of Frontier Missions 2004 (21:1 Spring: 6-12). 7 pages.


Thielman, Frank. Ephesians. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010. 592 pages.


Trousdale, J. and Sunshine, G. The Kingdom Unleashed: How Jesus’ 1st-Century Kingdom Values Are Transforming Thousands of Cultures and Awakening His Church. DMM Ministries, 2014. 327 pages.


Vanderstelt, Jeff. Gospel Fluency: Speaking the Truths of Jesus into the Everyday Stuff of Life. Wheaton: Crossway, 2017. 206 pages.


Watson, D.L. & Watson P.D. Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 232 pages.


Webb, Keith. The Coach Model for Christian Leaders: Powerful Leadership Skills for Solving Problems, Reaching Goals, and Developing Others. New York: Morgan James Faith, 2019. 210 pages.


Winter, Ralph D. and Hawthorne, Steven C., Eds. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader, Fourth Edition. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009.


Wright, Christopher J. H. The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2006. 608 pages.


Optional Resources

Adeney, Bernard. Strange Virtues. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press, 1995. 250 pages.


Anonymous. Embracing Obscurity: Becoming Nothing in Light of God’s Everything. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 2012. 224 pages.


Baker, Mark, ed. Proclaiming the Scandal of the Cross: Contemporary Images of the Atonement. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006. 189 pages.


Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community. New York, NY: HarperOne, 1978. 128 pages.


Bradberry, Travis, and Jean Greaves. Emotional Intelligence 2.0. San Diego, CA: TalentSmart, 2009. 280 pages.


Brother Lawrence. The Practice of the Presence of God. New York, NY: Merchant, 2009.


Carson, D. A., ed. Worship by the Book. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002. 256 pages.


Carson, D. A., and Timothy Keller, eds. The Gospel as Center: Renewing Our Faith and Reforming Our Ministry Practices. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. 320 pages.


Chester, Andrew, and Ralph P. Martin. The Theology of the Letters of James, Peter, and Jude. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Clinton, Timothy, and George Ohlschlager, eds. Competent Christian Counselling: Foundations & Practice of Compassionate Soul Care. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook, 2002. 832 pages.


Coppedge, Allan. The God Who is Triune: Revisioning the Christian Doctrine of God. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2007. 400 pages.


Cordeiro, Wayne. Sifted: Pursuing Growth through Trials, Challenges, and Disappointments. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012. 240 pages.


Eclov, Lee. Pastoral Graces: Reflections on the Care of Souls. Chicago, IL: Moody, 2012. 192 pages.


Eldredge, John. Walking with God. Talk to Him. Hear from Him. Really. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008. 218 pages.


Erickson, Millard. A Basic Guide to Eschatology: Making Sense of the Millenium. Revised ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1998. 200 pages.


Everts, Don and  Schaupp, Doug. I Once Was Lost: What Postmodern Skeptics Taught Us About their path to Jesus. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2008. 134 pages.


Fairbairn, Donald. Life in the Trinity: An Introduction to Theology with the Help of the Church Fathers. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2009. 240 pages.


Ferguson, Sinclair B. Children of the Living God. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1989. 144 pages.


Foster, Richard J. Celebration of Discipline. New York: HarperCollins Pub., 1978, 1988, 1998.


Foster, Richard J., and James Bryan Smith, eds. Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups. Revised and Expanded. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2005. 400 pages.


Georges, Jayson. Ministering in Patronage cultures: Biblical Models and Missional Implications. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2019.


Georges, Jayson & Baker, Mark. Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures: Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2016.


Goldsworthy, Graeme. Gospel and Wisdom: Israel’s Wisdom Literature in the Christian Life. Carlisle, UK: Paternoster, 1995. 202 pages.


Heath, Chip, and Dan Heath. Switch: How To Change Things When Change Is Hard. Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2010.


Hendricks, Howard, and William Hendricks. Living By The Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible. Revised and Updated ed. Chicago, IL: Moody, 2008.


Hibbert, Evelyn and Hibbert, Richard. Walking Together on the Jesus Road: Discipling in Intercultural Contexts. Littleton, CO: Wm Carey Pub., 2018.


Hiebert, Paul J. Hull, Bill & Sobels, Ben. The Discipleship Gospel: What Jesus Preached—We Must Follow. HIM Publications, 2018.


Houston, James M. The Mentored Life: From Individualism to Personhood. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2002. 192 pages.


———. The Transforming Friendship: A Guide to Prayer. Vancouver, BC: Regent College, 2010. 318 pages.


Hull, Bill & Sobels, Ben. The Discipleship Gospel: What Jesus Preached—We Must Follow. HIM Publications, 2018.


Keener, Craig S. Revelation: From Biblical Text to Contemporary Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999. 576 pages.


Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2002. 240 pages.


Lewis, C. S. Mere Christianity. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2001. 227 pages.


Lewis, James F. & Travis, William G. Religious Traditions of the World. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999. 400 pages.


Lingenfelter, Sherwood G. and Mayers, Marvin K. Ministering Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Personal Relationships. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, Baker, 2003. 122 pages.


Lingenfelter, Sherwood G. Leading Cross-Culturally: Covenant Relationships for Effective Christian Leadership. Grand Rapids, Baker, 2008. 170 pages.


Livermore, David. Cultural Intelligence: Improving your CQ to Engage our Multicultural World. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2009. 273 pages.


Milton, Michael A. What Is the Doctrine of Adoption? Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R, 2012. 44 pages.


Moo, Douglas J. Romans: From Biblical Text to Contemporary Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000. 544 pages.


Moreau, A. Scott. Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical Models. Grand Rapids MI: Kregel Pub., 2012. 429 pages.


Moreland, J. P. Love the Lord Your God with All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1997. 256 pages.


Nanus, Burt. Visionary Leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1995. 272 pages.


Packer, J. I. God Has Spoken: Revelation and the Bible. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1994.


Perry, T. A. God’s Twilight Zone: Wisdom in the Hebrew Bible. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2009. 200 pages.


Prothero, Stephen. God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World – and Why Their Differences Matter. HarperCollins ebooks, 2011. 342 pages.


Roembke, Lianne. Building Credible Multicultural Teams. Pasadena: Wm Carey Library, 2000. 264 pages.


Roth, Fredrico Alfredo, Smith, Justin Marc, Oh, Kirsten Sonkyo, Yafeh-Deigh, Alice, & Smith, Kay Higuera. Reading the Bible Around the World: A Student’s Guide to Global Hermeneutics. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2022. 151 pages.


Schmidt, Clayton J. Sent and Gathered: A Worship Manual for the Missional Church. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009. 224 pages.


Shelley, Bruce. Church History in Plain Language. 4th ed. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2012. 560 pages.


Stanley, Andy. Visioneering: God’s Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Vision. Portland, OR: Multnomah, 2005. 272 pages.


Stuart, Douglas. Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors.
Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2009.


Sweeney, Marvin A. Prophetic Literature. Interpreting Biblical Texts. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2006.


Torrance, T. F. Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2008. 416 pages.


Van Rheenen, Gailyn (Ed.). Contextualization and Syncretism: Navigating Cultural Currents. EMS series #13. Littleton: Wm Carey Library, 2006. 360 pages.


Vella, Jane. Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults. Revised Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. 245 pages.


Volf, Miroslav. Work in the Spirit: Toward a Theology of Work. Reprint ed. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2001. 268 pages.


Wall, Andrew F. The Missionary Movement from the West: A Biography from Birth to Old Age. Edited by Brian Stanley. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Pub., 2023. 247 pages.


Ware, Bruce. God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2004. 256 pages.


Whitney, Donald S. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1997. 272 pages.


Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding how God Changes Lives. Reprint ed. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1991. 288 pages.


———. The Divine Conspiracy: Discovering Our Hidden Life in God. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 1998. 448 pages.


Winseman, Albert L., Donald O. Clifton, and Curt Liesveld. Living Your Strengths: Discover Your God-Given Talents and Inspire Your Community. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Gallup, 2004. 220 pages.


Witherington, Ben, III. Jesus the Sage: The Pilgrimage of Wisdom. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2006. 452 pages.


Woodberry, J.D., Ed. From Seed to Fruit: Global Trends, Fruitful Practices and Emerging Issues among Muslims. Pasadena: Wm Carey Library, 2011. 383 pages.


Wright, N. T. Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2010. 256 pages.


———. Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2008.

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