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Pastor’s Packet of Missions Resources
...best missions resources for pastors. David Mays
Resources to strengthen your missions background and build a global perspective.
Purchase from ACMC. Call 800-798-ACMC.
Starter Stuff (Shortcuts)
Attend the next ACMC Conference in your area.
Get Your Church Involved in Missions by Michael Griffiths
A very brief booklet recommended for pastors
Missions Assessment Profile, ACMC, See it at www.acmc.org
A simple self-diagnostic tool for the church covering twelve key missions components
"Stuff you need to know about Doing Missions in Your Church, a Handbook of Lists," (on CD)
An encyclopedia of local church missions issues
The Great Commission by Rose Dowsett
A recent missions overview (Scripture, history, and current strategies).
Missions in the 21st Century and Today's All-Star Missions Churches by Tom Telford
Doing missions in the local church
Missions in the Third Millennium by Stan Guthrie
Current trends in missions
Exploring World Mission (also on CD Rom) by Bryant Myers
A very quick overview of the world in diagrams by various kinds of needs
Six Dangerous Questions by Paul Borthwick
A book to preach from
Missions, God's Heart for the World by Paul Borthwick
A good 9-session inductive Bible Study on missions
Serious Stuff (Gems)
Operation World (also available on CD Rom), Patrick Johnstone, ed.
The best information on countries and peoples and the best prayer guide
Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper
One of the best missions books of the '90s, a top recommendation for any pastor,
The Next Christendom, Philip Jenkins
Excellent secular overview of Christianity in the world
Jerusalem to Irian Jaya, Ruth Tucker
A biographical history of missions
When the Saints Go Marching Out by Art Beals, Geneva Press
One church's model for mobilizing the entire congregation
Urbana Student Missions Convention,
Triennial event in Urbana, IL, includes pastors' track. www.urbana.org
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement www.perspectives.org
A 16-week course on missions theology, history, strategy, and culture
Study Stuff (Classics)
Key to the Missionary Problem by Andrew Murray
A classic from a century ago
Mission in the Old Testament, Walter Kaiser
Best study of missions in the Old Testament
Christian Mission in the Modern World by John R. W. Stott
Classic overview of missions
Stand in the Gap by David Bryant
Another missions classic