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*Anyabwile, Thabiti M. The Gospel for Muslims: An Encouragement to Share Christ with Confidence. Chicago: Moody, 2010.

*Ashford, Bruce, ed. Theology and Practice of Mission: God, the Church, and the Nations. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2011.

Barnett, Mike, and Robin Martin, eds. Discovering the Mission of God: Best Missional Practices for the 21st Century. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012.

Bavinck, J. H. An Introduction to the Science of Missions. Philadelphia: P&R, 1960.

Borthwick, Paul. Western Christians in Global Mission: What’s the Role of the North American Church? Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2012.

*Carey, William. An Enquiry. Dallas: Criswell Publications, 1987 (1792 edition).

Christopherson, Jeff. The Kingdom Matrix: Designing a Church for the Kingdom of God. Boise, ID: Russell Media, 2012.

Cooper, Derek. Christianity & World Religions: An Introduction to the World’s Major Faiths. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2013.

Corduan, Winfried. Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions. 2nd ed. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012.

Corrie, John, Juan F. Martinez, and Simon Chan, eds. Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2007.

DeYoung, Kevin, and Greg Gilbert. What Is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission. Wheaton: Crossway, 2011.

*Driscoll, Mark. Confessions of a Reformission Rev.: Hard Lessons from an Emerging Missional Church. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.

*Goheen, Michael W. A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011.

*Greear, J. D. Breaking the Islam Code. Eugene: Harvest, 2010.

Hesselgrave, David J. Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1991.

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Hexham, Irving. Understanding World Religions. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011.

Hiebert, Paul G. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1985.

Hood, Pat. The Sending Church: the Church Must Leave the Building. Nashville: B&H Books, 2013.

Horner, David. When Missions Shapes the Mission: You and Your Church Can Reach the World. Nashville: B&H Books, 2011.

Köstenberger, Andreas J., and Peter T. O’Brien. Salvation to the Ends of the Earth: A Biblical Theology of Mission. Downers Grove: IVP, 2001.

Mandryk, Jason. Operation World. 7th ed. Colorado Springs: Biblica Publishing, 2010.

Moreau, A. Scott. Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical Models. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2012.

Moreau, A. Scott, Gary R. Corwin, and Gary B. McGee. Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004.

Ott, Craig, and Gene Wilson. Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011.

*Patrick, Darrin. Church Planter: The Man, the Message, the Mission. Wheaton: Crossway, 2010.

Payne, J. D. Pressure Points: Twelve Global Issues Shaping the Face of the Church. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2013.

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———. Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration, and Mission. Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2012.

*Piper, John. Let the Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2010.

Piper, John, and David Mathis, eds. Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged. Wheaton: Crossway, 2012.

Plummer, Robert L. Paul’s Understanding of the Church’s Mission: Did the Apostle Paul Expect the Early Christian Communities to Evangelize? Waynesboro: Paternoster, 2006.

Plummer, Robert L., and John Mark Terry, eds. Paul’s Missionary Methods: In His Time and Ours. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012.

Richter, Rick. Comparing the Qur’an and the Bible: What They Really Say About Jesus, Jihad, and More. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2011.

*Ripken, Nik. The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected. Nashville: B&H Books, 2013.

Robinson, George G. Striking the Match: How God Is Using Ordinary People to Change the World through Short-Term Missions. Franklin, TN: e3 Resources, 2008.

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World Christianity

Jenkins, Philip. The Next Christendom: the Coming of Global Christianity. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.

Johnstone, Patrick. The Future of the Global Church: History, Trends and Possibilities. Colorado Springs: Biblica Publishing, 2011.

Keener, Craig, and M. Daniel Carroll R., eds. Global Voices: Reading the Bible in the Majority World. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2013.

Noll, Mark A., and Carolyn Nystrom. Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia. Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2011.