Christian Books about Cross-Cultural Relationships and Ministry

 

The 3-D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures, by Jayson Georges

How to explain the gospel effectively in the context of cultures other than Western ones.

 

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien

These Biblical scholars shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible.

 

Broken Windows and Déjà Who? by Deb Brammer

In this novel for adults, Broken Windows introduces us to Jordan, an adult MK, who works to makes sense of American culture. Déjà Who? takes the reader deeper into cross-cultural relationships as Jordan and Zophie work with international students in Minneapolis.

 

Careful Enough? by Dillon Forbes

In this novel for teens Daniel leaves his normal live in Seattle to live in China with his tent-making parents.

 

Asking for Trouble (London Confidential #1), by Sandra Byrd

First in this pre-teen novel series about an American girl living in London. When her family moves to London, 15-year-old Savvy Smith has to make her way in a new school and a new country.

 

Peanut Butter Friends in a Chop Suey World, by Deb Brammer

In this pre-teen novel Amy moves with her missionary family to Taiwan and experiences changes in almost every area of her life.

 

Two Sides to Everything, by Deb Brammer

In this pre-teen novel Josh moves from Denver to rural New Zealand and struggles to adapt in a world with rules that are similar to his, but just enough different to get him into trouble.

Note: I am currently looking for Christian books with cross-cultural themes and finding them hard to find. If you know of some not listed here, please suggest them in a comment.