Reading List

A big list of helpful books and other resources on diaspora missions.


Payne, J. D. Strangers Next Door: Immigration, Migration and Mission. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Books, 2012.

Lanier, Sarah A. Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot - And Cold - Climate Cultures. Mc Dougal Publishing Company, 2000.

Looney, Jared. Crossroads of the Nations: Diaspora, Globalization, and Evangelism. Portland: Urban Loft Publishers, 2015.

Yamamori, Tetsunao. Scattered and Gathered: A Global Compendium of Diaspora Missiology. Edited by Sadiri Joy Tira. Wipf and Stock, 2016.

Thomas, T.V. and Enoch Wan and Elias Medeiros. Scattered to Gather: Embracing the Global Trend of Diaspora. Manila, Philippines: LifeChange Publishing, 2010.

Pocock, Michael, and Enoch Wan, eds. Diaspora Missiology #23 EMS: Reflections on Reaching the Scattered Peoples of the World. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2015.

Wan, Enoch. Diaspora Missiology: Theory, Methodology, and Practice. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012.

Wan, Enoch, and Anthony Casey. Church Planting among Immigrants in US Urban Centers: The “Where”, “Why”, And “How” of Diaspora. 2nd ed. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016.

Yong, Amos. Global Diasporas and Mission. Edited by Chandler H. Im. Cascade Books, 2014.

Kim, Luther Jeom O. Doing Diaspora Missiology Toward “Diaspora Mission Church”: The Rediscovery of Diaspora for the Renewal of Church and Mission in a Secular Era. Wipf & Stock, an Imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2016.