2012 Outreach Resources of the Year List

The best books and curricula in evangelism, missional living, cross-cultural ministry and much more

 

EVANGELISM
The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited
By Scot McKnight (Zondervan)

APOLOGETICS
Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target
By John C. Lennox (Lion Books)

If God, Why Evil? A New Way to Think About the Question
By Norm Geisler (Bethany House)

LEADERSHIP
Journeys to Significance: Charting a Leadership Course From the Life of Paul
By Neil Cole (Jossey-Bass)

Ministry Velocity: The Power for Leadership Momentum
By Wayne Schmidt (Wesleyan)

The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting: A Guide for Starting Any Kind of Church
By Aubrey Malphurs (Baker Books)

CULTURE
From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology
By John Dyer (Kregel)

Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women
By Carolyn Custis James (Zondervan)

MISSIONAL CHURCH
Missional Communities: The Rise of the Post-Congregational Church
By Reggie McNeal (Jossey-Bass)

MISSIONAL LIVING
Right Here, Right Now: Everyday Mission for Everyday People
By Alan Hirsch and Lance Ford (Baker Books)

PASS-ALONG RESOURCES
Questions of Life Outreach Booklets
By Nicky Gumbel (Alpha North America)

SMALL GROUP CURRICULA
Muslims, Christians and Jesus (DVD and Participant’s Guide)
By Carl Medearis (Zondervan)

CROSS-CULTURAL
Bloodlines: Race, Cross and the Christian
By John Piper (Crossway)

COMPASSION AND JUSTICE
The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor: Serving Others Through the Eyes of Jesus
By Mark Labberton (IVP)

BIOGRAPHY
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
By Donald Miller (Thomas Nelson)

CHILDREN’S OUTREACH
The Nature of God: Ocean Adventures Book and The Nature of God: Ocean Adventures Volumes 1, 2 and 3 DVDs
By Peter Schriemer (Zonderkidz)

YOUTH OUTREACH
Evangephobia: Face Your Fears and Fuel Your Passion and Reach Out: Don’t Freak Out (DVD Curricula and Devotionals)
By Greg Stier (Group)

Hurt 2.0: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers
By Chap Clark (Baker Academic)

Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids
By Kara E. Powell and Chap Clark (Zondervan)

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