Leading Multicultural Teams

“Evelyn and Richard Hibbert worked in multicultural teams in the Middle East, Europe, and Australia and have been involved in […]

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Making Your Partnership Work

In Making Your Partnership Work (2002), author Daniel Rickett has presented the “collective wisdom” that Partners International has gained over […]

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Leading Across Cultures

The book Leading Across Cultures: Effective Ministry and Mission in the Global Church by James Plueddemann (2009) is an excellent […]

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A New Kind of Big

Author Chip Sweney has been the community outreach pastor since 2002 at Perimeter Church (2011, p. back cover), which is […]

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Shared Strength

The book Shared Strength: Exploring Cross-Cultural Christian Partnerships (Birmingham & Todd, 2010) is an excellent compendium of 10 chapters contributed […]

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Work Matters

True to the book’s subtitle, in Work Matters, author Paul Stevens (2011) provides the reader with a biblical perspective on […]

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Doing God's Business

In Doing God’s business, author Paul Stevens (2006) aims not to write “a ‘how-to’ book on leadership or management,” but […]

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Kingdom Calling

In Kingdom Calling, Amy Sherman (2011) puts the cookies on the lower shelves when it comes to exploring and practicing […]

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Thinking in Systems

In her book, Thinking in Systems, pioneer in systems thinking Donella Meadows aimed to give readers “a basic ability to […]

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Job-Shadowing Daniel

“The church is not only ekklesia—a gathered people. It is also diaspora—a scattered-seed people,” writes Larry Peabody in his book, […]

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The Good City

Author Glenn Barth’s personal mission is “to mobilize the church in cities and communities for the transformation of lives and […]

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The Thin Book of SOAR

If The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry teaches you how to leverage positive experience to create vision and energy for […]

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The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry

In her book, The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry,[1] author Sue Hammond provides an excellent overview of the change philosophy […]

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Restoring At-Risk Communities

Considered to be the Official Handbook of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Restoring At-Risk Communities[1] provides all the basic […]

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The Upside-Down Kingdom

Awarded the Best Religious Book by the National Religious Book Award, The Upside-Down Kingdom by Donald Kraybill is a potentially […]

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Transforming Power

Through his book, Transforming Power, Robert Linthicum hopes to teach readers “how to use relational power to make a difference […]

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Memories, Hopes, and Conversations

As a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, author Mark Lau Branson was quickly recruited as a consultant soon after he […]

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Building Social Business

In Building Social Business, Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank presents a “new kind of capitalism that […]

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Street Signs

In their collaborative work, Street Signs: A New Direction in Urban Ministry, authors Ray Bakke and Jon Sharpe share their […]

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The Lost History of Christianity

Known for his prophetic writing in The Next Christendom, acclaimed historian Philip Jenkins proves that understanding the past is vital […]

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Evangelii Gaudium

Pope Francis, the current pope of the Catholic Church, has frequently made the news since his appointment in March 2013 […]

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The Human Tidal Wave

“International migration is rapidly changing the demographic distribution globally,” states Sadiri Joy Tira of the Global Diaspora Network (GDN). “Migrant […]

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Dawn Reapers

Corrie De Boer, the well-known Filipina urban theologian and practitioner, describes author Patrick Hobbs as “a compassionate urban pastor who […]

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The Church and Poverty in Asia

A compilation of 13 papers presented at the fourth ATS (Asia Theological Seminary) Theological Forum, the book The Church and […]

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Asian Church & God's Mission

The book Asian Church & God’s Mission is a collection of all the papers presented at the Asian Mission symposium […]

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Cry of the Urban Poor

Theologian, researcher and practitioner, author Viv Grigg leads and writes with an apostolic and prophetic gift. His book Cry of […]

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When Helping Hurts

In the book, When Helping Hurts,[1] authors Corbett and Fikkert aim to help local congregations in North America—and by extension […]

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Well Connected

It is no surprise to anyone that the global Body of Christ is terribly divided and fragmented. Phil Butler, in […]

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New Urban World

The bi-annual journal New Urban World is published by Ash Barker, representing the International Society of Urban Mission (ISUM), and […]

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Building Communities from the Inside Out

Authors Kretzmann and McKnight of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute have created a great resource guide for community builders with […]

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Renewing the City

One thing is for sure: Robert Lupton is a master story teller. Taking license from the ancient tradition of midrash, […]

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Transforming Society

In Transforming Society, author Melba Padilla Maggay of the Institute for Studies in Asian Church and Culture, The Philippines, shares […]

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The Careless Society

“There is a mistaken notion that our society has a problem in terms of effective human services. Our essential problem […]

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The Abundant Community

In The Abundant Community, authors McKnight and Block paint an idealistic picture of what a neighborhood community could look like […]

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The Power of Social Innovation

In The Power of Social Innovation, former Indianapolis mayor Stephen Goldsmith makes a strong case for what he terms Civic […]

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The Spirit of Christ & The Postmodern City

In The Spirit of Christ & The Postmodern City, author Viv Grigg continues and contributes to “an ongoing conversation about […]

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Center Church

“In other words, ‘resident aliens’ lived neither as natives nor as tourists. Though they were not permanently rooted, neither were […]

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Where Mortals Dwell

In Where Mortals Dwell: A Christian View of Place for Today, author Craig Bartholomew is concerned with the recovery of […]

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Walking With the Poor

In the revised and expanded 2011 edition of Walking with the Poor, author Bryant Myers has provided fresh insights and […]

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Culture Making

In his book, Culture Makers, Andy Crouch raises the question, “What does it mean to be not just culturally aware […]

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Asset Building & Community Development

Written as a textbook for students and practitioners of community development, Asset Building & Community Development presents the reader with […]

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To Transform a City

In their book, To Transform a City, author Eric Swanson and co-author Sam Williams aim to help the reader to […]

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The Tangible Kingdom

In The Tangible Kingdom, authors Hugh Halter and Matt Smay tell the story of the birth of Adullam, “a congregational […]

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To Live in Peace

In his book, To Live in Peace: Biblical Faith and the Changing Inner City,[1] author Mark Gornik challenges the reader […]

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A Theology as Big as the City

In his book, A Theology as Big as the City,[1] the author Ray Bakke challenges the reader to think theologically about […]

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