Dr. Dawson’s Bibliography


Alban Institute “Faith and Money Project”

Association of Presbyterian in
Cross Cultural Mission Newsletter

221 Mt. Vernon Drive, Decatur, GA 30030

The Center for Parish Development (Chicago)

Christmas International House

Church of the Savior (Washington, DC)

Connecting People
Mennonite Central Committee


Empty Tomb

Evangelical Missions Quarterly

Gospel and Our Culture Network

International Bulletin of Missionary Research
Overseas Ministries Study Center


Iona Community

The Ministry of Money

American Society of Missiology


New Wilmington Missionary Conference

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Presbyterian Distribution Services (PDS)

“Presbyterians Do Mission in Partership” (2001)

Shenango Presbytery

US Center for World Mission Mission Frontiers

World Council of Churches

World Mission Initiative, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
“Thoughts on Mission: Theological Touchstones”

Yale-Edinburgh Group http://www.library.yale.edu/div/yaleedin.htm



Allen, Roland Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours, 1912, 1927

Anthony, Michael J. Short-term Missions Boom, Baker Books, 1994.

Ascheman, Thomas J. “Listening to the Spirit: Our Missionary Response Today” Statement of the SVD 15th General Chapter, 2000.http://www.sedos.org/english/ascheman.htm and http://www.svd.org

Anderson, Gerald “Christian Mission in A. D. 2000: A Glance Backward,” Missiology July, 2000, pp. 275 – 290.

Bailey, Kenneth http://www.shenango.org
Shenango Presbytery Resource Center for videos

Bediako, Kwame Christianity in Africa: The Renewal of a Non-Western Religion Orbis, 1995

Bonk, Jonathan J. Missions and Money: Affluence as a Western Missionary Problem, Orbis, 1991

5/24/01 presentation to Worldwide Ministries Division (unpublished)

Bosch, David Transforming Mission, Orbis, 1991
Believing in the Future Trinity Press, 1995

Campbell-Evans, Sally People, Places, and Partnerships: A workbook for Your Mission Trip (PDS #74-400-96-049)

Chaves, Mark, Sharon L. Miller, Financing American Religion, AltaMira Press, 1999.

Coalter, Milton J., John M. Mulder, Louis B.Weeks, Vital Signs, Eerdmans, 1996 Presbyterian Presence series (7 volumes)

Dawson, David

“Mission Philanthropy, Selected Giving and Presbyterians,” American Presbyterians, Summer, 1990 and Fall, 1991.

“Needed: A Re-orientation of the Funding System,” Presbyterian Outlook, June 26, 1995.

“A Recurring Issue of Mission Administration,” Missiology, April, 1997.

“Funding Mission in the Early Twentieth Century”
International Bulletin of Missionary Research, October, 2000.

“Mission and Money in the Early Twentieth Century,” The Journal of Presbyterian History, Spring, 2002.

Frank, Robert H. Luxury Fever: Money and Happiness in an Era of Excess, Princeton University Press, 1999.

Goheen, Michael W., “The Missional Church: Ecclesiological Discussion in the gospel and Our Culture Network in North America,” Missiology, October, 2002, pp. 479 – 490.

As the Father Has Sent Me, I Am Sending You: J. E. Lesslie Newbigin’s Missionary Ecclesiology, Uitgeverij Boekencentrum, Zoetermeer, 2000

Gornik, Mark To Live in Peace, Eerdmans, 2002
Reviewed by Miroslav Volf, “The Three R’s of Urban Mission” Christian Century July 31 – August 13, 2002, p. 35.

Greene, Colin J. D. “Trinitarian Tradition and the Cultural Collapse of Late Modernity,” in A Scandalous Prophet: The Way of Mission After Newbigin, edited by Thomas F. Foust, George Hunsberger, J. Andrew Kirk, and Werner Ustorf, Eerdmans, 2002.

Guder, Darrell, Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America, Eerdmans, 1998

The Continuing Conversion of the Church Eerdmans, 2000

Hoge, Dean, et al, Plain Talk about Churches and Money, Alban, 1977

Money Matters: Personal Giving in American Churches 
Westminster John Knox, 1996

Hunsberger, George Church Between Gospel and Culture Eerdmans, 1996

Jenkins, Philip The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, Oxford University Press, 2002

Lynn, Robert Wood “Why Do We Give” Presbyterians Today, October, 1998

“Styles of Giving” (unpublished paper)

Maranz, David E. African Friends and Money Matters, SIL International, 2001

Myers, David G. The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty, Yale University Press, 2000 http://www.davidmyers.org

Neill, Stephen Christian Partnership, 1952

Newbigin, Lesslie

The Open Secret 1978
The Other Side of 1984 1984
Foolishness to the Greeks 1986
Mission In Christ’s Way (World Council of Churches) 1987
The Gospel in a Pluralist Society 1989
Truth To Tell: The Gospel as Public Truth 1991
A Word In Season 1994
Proper Confidence 1995
Unfinished Agenda 1985

Paul, Jeffrey “Short-term Mission Trips,” Christian Century, December 12, 2001, pp. 5 – 7.

Ronsvalle, John & At Ease: Discussing Money and Values in Small Groups Sylvia Alban Institute, 1998 http://www.emptytomb.org

Roxburgh, Alan, The Missionary Congregation, Leadership, and Liminality Trinity Press, Harrisburg, 1993

Sampley, Paul J., Pauline Partnership in Christ, Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980.

Scanlon, Leslie, “New Strategies for Raising Mission Dollars Considered by PC(USA) officials,” The Presbyterian Outlook, 2/25/02, p. 4

Senior, Donald and Carroll Stuhlmueller, The Biblical Foundations of Mission Orbis, 1984

Sennah, Lamin, “Christian Mission and the Western Guilt Complex” The Christian Century April 7, 1987, pp. 330 334.

Encounter with the West Orbis, 1985

Translating the Message Orbis, 1990

Shaw, Ryan, “The Student World and Mission – How Are We Doing?” Mission Frontiers, September – October, 2002.

Sunquist, Scott, History of the World Christian Movement Orbis, 2001

Vial, Debby D., When God’s People Travel Together, (PDS 70-270-99-09)

Van Engen, Charles, “Toward a Theology of Mission Partnerships” Missiology, January, 2001.

Walls, Andrew F., The Missionary Movement in Christian History Orbis, 1996

The Cross-Cultural Process in Christian History Orbis, 2002

Wainwright, Geoffrey, Lesslie Newbigin: a Theological Life Oxford University Press, 2000

Warren, Max, Partnership: The Study of an Idea Gateshead on Tyne: Northumberland Press Limited, 1956.

I Believe in the Great Commission Eerdmans, 1976

WCC “An Ecumenical Affirmation on Mission and Evangelism” 1982 International Bulletin of Missionary Research, April, 1983, pp. 65 – 71

Wuthnow, Robert, Poor Richard’s Principle, Princeton University Press, 1996.

The Crisis in the Churches: Spiritual Malaise and Fiscal Woes Oxford University Press, 1997.

“Pious Materialism: How Americans View Faith and Money” Christian Century, 3/3/93, pp. 238 – 242.

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