New Year’s Eve Countdown: 2024’s Must-Read Missions Books

The tradition is back! In this compelling episode, Chris Howles of For Every Nation joins the discussion to unveil his top 10 missions books to read in 2024. This episode is a treasure trove for anyone engaged in or interested in missions, offering insights that blend deep theological understanding with practical application in the mission field. A must-listen for those seeking to deepen their grasp of global missionary endeavors.

  1. 40 Questions About the Great Commission by Daniel Akin, Benjamin Merkle & George Robinson (Kregel Academic, 2020)
  2. The Sending Church Defined – 2nd edition by Bradley Bell (Upstream Collective, 2020)
  3. Global Humility: Attitudes for Mission by Andy McCullough (Malcolm Down Publishing Ltd, 2017)
  4. Global Christianity: A Guide to the World’s Largest Religion from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe by Gina Zurlo (Zondervan, 2022)
  5. Apostolic Imagination: Recovering a Biblical Vision for the Church’s Mission Today by J. D. Payne (Baker Academic, 2022)
  6. Re-imagining Short-Term Missions Edited by Forrest Inslee & Angel Burns (Wipf and Stock, 2022)
  7. Reading Hebrews Missiologically: The Missionary Motive, Message, and Methods of Hebrews Edited by Abeneazer G. Urga, Edward L. Smither, & Linda P. Saunders (William Carey Publishing, 2023)
  8. Mission Between the Times by C. René Padilla (Langham Books, 2010)
  9. Migration and the Making of Global Christianity by Jehu J. Hanciles (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2021)
  10. Their Rock Is Not Like Our Rock: A Theology of Religions by Daniel Strange (Zondervan, 2015)

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