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We love books! We require our interns to read a variety of books during the internship. Below is a list of books, either currently or in the past, that have been required reading. We’ve selected these books because they address issues like spiritual growth, counseling, fundraising, faith and culture, and relational growth. These books have proved helpful tools in equipping interns in ministry and in life. 

 

A Spirituality of Fundraising
Henri Nouwen

Basic Christianity
John Stott

The Discipline of Grace
Jerry Bridges

Reading the Bible for All It’s Worth
Fee & Stuart

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands
David Tripp

Trusting God
Jerry Bridges

Putting Amazing Back into Grace
Michael Horton

The Enduring Community
Habig & Newsom

The Heart of Evangelism
Jerram Barrs

The Reason for God
Tim Keller

 

For those thinking about international ministry specifically
 

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table
Tim Chester

A Beginner’s Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World
Patty Lane

Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration and Mission
J.D. Payne

Thinking Outside the (10/40) Window
Yaw Perbi

Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition
Christine Pohl