Engaging Cultures - Suggested Reading
Created by ckraft on 6/30/2016 11:27:49 PM

There are many great resources available if you want to understand and relate to those in your community from different cultures. Here are a few to get you started.

A New Day: The Resilience and Restructuring of Religion in Canada
Bibby, Reginald Wayne

Lethbridge: Project Canada Books, 2012

Green Shoots Out of Dry Ground: Growing a New Future for the Church in Canada
Bowen, John P.

Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2013

Seeing Your World: 10 Key Global Shifts That Will Change the Way You Serve
Butcher, Andy

Colorado Springs, CO: GMI, 2014

Becoming Conversant With The Emerging Church
Carson, D. A.

Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005

Kingdom Matrix: Designing a Church for the Kingdom of God
Christopherson, Jeff

Boise, Id.: Russell Media, 2012

Neighborhood Mapping: How to Make Your Church Invaluable to the Community
Fuder, John


A Wind in the House of Islam: How God Is Drawing Muslims Around the World to Faith in Jesus Christ

Garrison, V. David

WIGTake Resources, 2014

Castrating Culture: A Christian Perspective on Ethnic Identity from the Margins

Hughes, Dewi Arwel

Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 2001

Unchristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity-- and Why It Matters

Kinnaman, David, and Gabe Lyons

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2007

Discipling Our Nation: Equipping the Canadian Church for Its Mission
Moerman, Murray

Delta, B.C.: Church Leadership Library, 2005

Shifting Stats Shaking the Church: 40 Canadian Chruches Respond
Paddey, Patricia, and Karen Stiller

Mississauga: World Vision Canada, 2015

Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration, and Mission
Payne, Jervis David

Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2012

Bold as Love: What Can Happen When We See People the Way God Does
Roberts, Bob

Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012

Going Missional: Conversations with 13 Canadian Churches Who Have Embraced Missional Life
Stiller, Karen, and Willard M Metzger

Winnipeg: Word Alive Press, 2010

Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches: Five Perspectives

Webber, Robert, John Burke, Dan Kimball, Doug Pagitt, Karen M Ward, and Mark Driscoll

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2007

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