Fellowship of Missions
Evangelical Missiological Society
Hope for Europe


Developmental Partnering. By Rickett, Daniel Evangelical Missions Quarterly 34 (1998): 138-144.
Making Your Partnership Work, Daniel Rickett, Partners International


Keith, Anita Rise Up!: Shaping the Future of Indigenous Ministry Through Cross-Cultural Partnership 2007.
Kraakevik, James. Partners in the Gospel: The Strategic Role of Partnership in World Evangelization. Wheaton: Billy Graham Center, 1992.

At (detailed annotations at their site with links to

1. Mission oriented “how to” / thematic books on partnership

Butler, Phillip W. Well Connected: Releasing Power and Restoring Hope through Kingdom Partnerships.
Waynesboro, GA: Authentic Media (January 1, 2005)
Addicott, Ernie “Body Matters” A Guide to Partnership In Christian Missions Interdev Partnership Associates (January 1, 2005)
Bush, Luis and Lorry Lutz Partnering in Ministry: The Direction of World Evangelism
Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press 1990
Rickett, Daniel Making Your Partnership Work Enumclaw, WA: Winepress Pub. 2002
Rickett, DanielBuilding Strategic Relationships: A Practical Guide to Partnering with Non-Western MissionsPleasant Hill, CA: Klein Graphics 2000
Taylor, William D. (Ed.) Kingdom Partnerships for Synergy in Mission 1994
Pasadena, CA: William Carey
Denison, Jack City Reaching: On the Road to Community Transformation Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library 1999

2. General “how to” books on inter-organizational partnership

Dent, Stephen M. Partnering Intelligence Palo-Alto, CA: Davies-Black Pub. 1999
Austin, James E. The Collaboration Challenge: How non-profits and businesses succeed through strategic alliances San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass Pub. 2000
Lipnack, Jessica and J. Stamps The Age of the Network: Organizing Principles for the 21 st CenturyEssex Junction, VT: Oliver Wright Pub. 1994
Lipnack, Jessica and J. Stamps Virtual Teams: People Working Across Boundaries Using Technology New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons Inc. 2000

3. Negotiation skills

Karrass, Chester L. “In business as in life You don’t get what you deserve, You Get what You Negotiate.” Los Angeles, CA: Stanford Street Press. 1996
Fisher, Robert and W. Ury Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without giving in New York, NY: Penguin 1983
Fisher, Robert and W. Ury Getting Together: Building relationships as we NegotiateNew York, NY: Penguin Books 1988

4. Understanding the human side of partnership dynamics

Augsburger, David Conflict Mediation Across Cultures Louisville, KY: Westminster / John Knox Press. 1992

5. Developing Trust

Lewis, Jordan D. Trusted Partners.: How companies Build Trust and Win Together New York, NY: The Free Press. 1999

6. Other Excellent Books

Bell , Chip R. and Shea, Heather Dance Lessons: Six Steps to Great Partnerships in Business & Life San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 1998
Bergquist, William, Betwee, Juli and Meuel, David Building Strategic Relationships San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers 1995
Harbison, John R. and Pekar Jr., Peter Smart Alliances: A Practical Guide to Repeatable Success San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers 1998
Kraakevik, James H. and Welliver, Dotsey, eds. Partners in the Gospel: The Strategic Role of Partnership in World Evangelization Wheaton, IL: The Billy Graham Center , Wheaton College, n.d.
Litteral, Robert L. Community Partnership in Communications for Ministry Wheaton, IL: The Billy Graham Center 1988
Mattessich, Paul W. and Monsey, Barbara R. Collaboration: What Makes It Work Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation 1992
Winer, Michael and Ray, Karen Collaboration Handbook, Creating, Sustaining, and Enjoying the Journey Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundatio 1994

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