Publications by Members

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Breaking through the Boundaries: God’s Mission from the Outside In.

Robert L Gallagher, Sarita Gallagher Edwards, Paul Hertig, and Young Lee Hertig (Orbis Books, 2019) In this innovative work, four experienced missiologists draw upon biblical narratives to highlight key roles played by those outside established Jewish/Christian religious tradition in the service of God’s mission. The authors apply the missiological insights gleaned from the biblical accounts …

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Christian Mission: A Concise, Global History

Edward L. Smither (Lexham Press, 2019) A deeper understanding of the grand history of mission leads to a faithful expression of God’s mission today. From the beginning, God’s mission has been carried out by people sent around the world. From Abraham to Jesus, the thread that weaves its way throughout Scripture is a God who …

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By Prayer to the Nations: A Short History of SIM

Gary R. Corwin (Credo House Publishers, 2018) Well into its second century now, the history of SIM is a history of God graciously using generations of ordinary and imperfect people to display his mercy and to extend his kingdom to where He is least known. The result has been Jesus building his Church through new …

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Encountering the History of Missions: From the Early Church to Today.

Robert L Gallagher; John Mark Terry (Baker Academic, 2017) This new addition to a highly acclaimed series portrays the sweep of missions history, revealing how God has fulfilled his promise to bless all the nations. Two leading missionary scholars and experienced professors help readers understand how missions began, how missions developed, and where missions is …

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Contemporary Mission Theology: Engaging the Nations.

Robert L Gallagher with Paul Hertig (Orbis Books , 2017) A resource for the classroom that specifically addresses the missiological issues of the twenty-first century, this collection in honor of Charles E. Van Engen features contributions from practically all the leading lights of the missiology world. Scholars including Stephen Bevans, Roger Schroeder, van Thanh Nguyen, …

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City Church: Working Together to Transform Cities

Kelly Malone (Urban Loft, 2016) In the world’s cities, the church must not only give people hope for eternal life. We must also help them realize their most basic hopes for physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being in the present world.  An individual Christ-follower can feed a hungry child, and a single congregation can provide food …

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