A Movements Bibliography

A list I developed for when I teach in an academic setting. It doesn't include my four books on Movements.

1. Biblical/Missiological

Allen, Roland. Missionary Methods: St Paul's Or Ours? 4th ed. London: World Dominion Press, 1912.

Allen, Roland. The Spontaneous Expansion of the Church: And the Causes That Hinder it.London: World Dominion Press, 1927. download

Barnett, Paul The Birth of Christianity: The First Twenty Years . Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Barnett, Paul. Paul: Missionary of Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.

Blauw, Johannes. The Missionary Nature of the Church: A Survey of the Biblical Theology of MissionNew York: McGraw-Hil, 1962.

Bolt, Peter and Mark Thompson. The Gospel to the Nations: Perspectives on Paul’s Mission. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2001.

DeYoung Kevin. What Is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

DeYoung, Kevin. “The Goal of Missions and the Work of Missionaries.” The Gospel Coalition, August 27, 2013.

Ferdinando, Keith. "Mission: A Problem of Definition." Themelios 33.1 (2008): 46-59.

Frame, John M. The Doctrine of the Word of God. Vol. 4. A Theology of Lordship. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2010.

Green, Chris. God’s Power to Save: One Gospel for a Complex World? Leicester, U.K.: Inter-Varsity Press, 2006.

Little, Christopher, R., "What Makes Mission Christian?", International Journal on Frontier Missions 25 (2008), 207-226.

Marshall, I. Howard and David Peterson. Witness to the Gospel: The Theology of Acts. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Machen, J. Gresham. Christianity and Liberalism. New York: Eerdmans, 1923. download

Pierson, Paul E. The Dynamics of Christian Mission: History Through a Missiological Perspective. Pasadena, CA: William Carey International University Press, 2008.

Schnabel, Eckhard J. Early Christian Mission: Jesus and the Twelve. Vol. I. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2004.

Schnabel, Eckhard J. Early Christian Mission: Paul and the Early Church. Vol. II. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2004.

Schnabel, Eckhard J. Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2008.

'T Hooft, W.A. Visser. The Renewal of the Church: The Dale Lectures delivered at Mansfield College, Oxford, October 1955. London, SCM Press, 1956. [Out of print]

Winter, Ralph. "The Two Structures of God's Redemptive Mission" in Winter, Ralph D. Winter Perspectives on the World Christian Movement : A Reader. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library Publishers, 1999. download

Winter, Ralph, and Steven Hawthorne. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader. Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster Press, 2009.

Winter, Ralph D. The Unfolding Drama of the Christian Movement. Pasadena, CA: Institute of International Studies, 1979.

2. Historical

Anderson, Allan. Spreading Fires: The Missionary Nature of Early Pentecostalism. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2007.

Cahill, Thomas. How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Heitzenrater, Richard P. Wesley and the People Called Methodists. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1994.

Hutton, J. E. A History of the Moravian Church. 2nd ed. London: Moravian Publication Office, 1909. download

Lewis, Arthur James. Zinzendorf, the Ecumenical Pioneer: A Study in the Moravian Contribution to Christian Mission and Unity. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1962. [out of print]

Metaxas, Eric. Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. Monarch Books, 2007.

Pollock, John Charles. A Cambridge Movement. London: John Murray, 1953. [out of print]

Snyder, Howard A. Signs of the Spirit: How God Reshapes the Church. Grand Rapids, Co: Academie Books, 1989. [out of print]

3. Sociological

Finke, Roger. “Innovative Returns to Tradition: Using Core Teachings as the Foundation for Innovative Accomodation.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:1, (2004): 19-34.

Finke, Roger and Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992

Finke, Roger and Rodney Stark. “How the Upstart Sects Won America 1776-1850.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1, (1989): 27-44.

Gerlach, Luther P. and Virgina H. Hine. People, Power, Change: Movements of Social Transformation. Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1970. [out of print] or Gerlach, Luther P. and Virgina H. Hine “Five Factors Crucial to the Growth and Spread of a Modern Religious Movement” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7 (1968): 23-40.

Johnson, Andrew. If I Give My Soul: Faith Behind Bars in Rio de Janeiro. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Kelley, Dean M. Why Conservative Churches Are Growing: A Study in Sociology of Religion. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1972. [out of print]

Kuhn, Thomas S., The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: University Of Chicago Press, 1970.

Stark, Rodney. The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Stark, Rodney. Cities of God: The Real Story of How Christianity Became an Urban Movement and Conquered Rome. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2006.

4. Organizational

Adizes, Ichak. Corporate Lifecycles: How and Why Corporations Grow and Die and What to Do About It? 4th edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. [out of print] or Adizes, Ichak. Managing Corporate Lifecycles. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall Press, 1999.

Beckstrom, Ori Brafman and Rod A. The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations. New York: Portfolio, 2006.

Collins, James and Jerry I. Porras. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. London: Century, 1994.

Collins, James. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t. New York: Harper Collins, 2001.

Collins, Jim. Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great. London: Random House, 2006.

Collins, Jim. How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In. London: Random House, 2009.

Sinek, Simon. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (London: Penguin, 2009).

5. Contemporary

Cole, Neil. Organic Church: Growing Faith Where Life Happens. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Garrison, David. 2004. Church Planting Movements: How God is Redeeming a Lost World. Midlothian, VA: WIGTake Resources or booklet

Hirsch, Alan. The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007.

Jenkins, Philip. The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Or download article.

Steve Smith and Ying Kai, T4T: A Discipleship Re-Revolution

Jerry Trousdale, Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus

Mission Frontiers magazine, Rapidly Multiplying Faith Communities, March-April, 2011. download

David Watson and Paul Watson, Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery