Books and E-books on Missions

E-books by Jeffrey Lange

The Story of Nam Khao Baptist Church

The Story of Nam Khao Baptist Church is a missionary story of an amazing work of God in a Lao Hmong refugee camp in North-Central Thailand.  Follow the Langes step by step and read about how God taught them some ministry principles regarding indigenous missions along the way.  This e-book is available in 3 formats: PDF, Kindle, and Epub (for ipad and Nook).  Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase it for only $2.99 and then download it to your computer.  *Important* – After your purchase is complete, you will need to click on “Return to jntlange@gmail.com” to take you to the download page.  It will be located near the top in the window on the right side.  You will also receive an email from me asking you to confirm your purchase.  By clicking on the link in that email, it will also take you to the download page.

 

Indigenous Missions and Kite Flying

This ebook contrasts two specific works in the Lange’s ministry and asks the question, “Why did the one succeed and the other fail?”  Jeffrey Lange analyzes the two works in the light of indigenous mission principles and draws conclusions for future mission endeavors for any missionary to consider.  This ebook is a must read for those looking to apply indigenous mission principles into cross-cultural ministry.  This e-book is available in 3 formats: PDF, Kindle, and Epub (for ipad and Nook).  Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase it for only $4.99 and then download it to your computer.  *Important* – After your purchase is complete, you will need to click on “Return to jntlange@gmail.com” to take you to the download page.  It will be located near the top in the window on the right side.  You will also receive an email from me asking you to confirm your purchase.  By clicking on the link in that email, it will also take you to the download page.ministry.

 

How to Develop Culturally Appropriate Resources as a Part of an Overall Strategy for Missions: A Case Study in Thailand

This ebook is an edited work of Jeffrey Lange’s doctoral dissertation on the subject of developing culturally appropriate resources for use in cross-cultural ministry.  Any missionary interested in producing culturally relevant resources can benefit seeing how Jeffrey Lange went through the process to develop culturally appropriate resources for ministry in Thailand.  There are over 180 pages in the appendices that are used as illustrations.  These include tracts and a Creation to Christ Bible study that you can freely download and print for your own use.  This e-book is available in 3 formats: PDF, Kindle, and Epub (for ipad and Nook).  Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase it for only $11.99 and then download it to your computer.  *Important* – After your purchase is complete, you will need to click on “Return to jntlange@gmail.com” to take you to the download page.  It will be located near the top in the window on the right side.  You will also receive an email from me asking you to confirm your purchase.  By clicking on the link in that email, it will also take you to the download page.

 

*** Disclaimer *** The fact that I list the following books here does not mean the contents are entirely endorsed.  They are not necessarily in line with what I believe or practice.   I do not not endorse every aspect of every book.  Discernment is necessary.  They have been placed here to aid in the study of missions.

 

Book Heaven, a ministry of Lehigh Valley Baptist Church, has over 35 titles under their missions category.  Please visit their site and check it out.  Below are a few of the many available that will help aid in the study of missions.

 

        

 

Herb Hodges has two excellent books on missions and discipleship

         

 

The following are titles available on Amazon.com

 

 

There are many other titles that have been recommended by others.  Below is a partial list of them.  Keep in mind the disclaimer I stated above.

An Introduction to Christian Missions by Harold Cook

The Churches World-Wide Mission by Harold Lindsell

Understanding Christian Missions by Herbert Kane

Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper

God Planted Five Seeds by Jean Johnson

To the Golden Shore by Courtney Anderson

The Three Mrs. Judsons by Arabella Stuart

To Die is Gain by Mrs. Howard Taylor

James Stewart by Ruth Stewart

Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret by Mrs. Howard Taylor

Missions by  Van Rheenen

Mission on the way by Van Engen

Missiology: An Introduction by John Terry

A Concise History of Christian Worldwide Missions by Kane

Anthropological Insights for Missionaries by Hiebert

Today’s Choices for Tomorrow’s Mission by Hesselgrave

An Introduction to the Science of Missions by Bavinck

Vital Missions Issues by Zuck

Prepared to Endure by Amstutz

God’s Missionary by Carmichael

Planting Churches Cross-Culturally by Hesselgrave

Transplanting Culture by Lingenfelter

Have We No Rights? by Williamson

Marching to a Different Drummer by Raymo