Other IMS books

The Institute of Mennonite Studies exists to promote scholarship and publication in fields related to the faith, life, work, and witness of Mennonites, past and present. Areas of research and publication include:

  1. applied Christianity, ethics, peace and nonresistance, nonconformity, community building
  2. biblical studies
  3. education, Christian education, worship, piety
  4. evangelism, missions, witness
  5. inter-church relations and church unity
  6. Mennonite and Believers Church theology, history, and sociology
  7. pastoral ministry

What follows is a list of IMS publications—still available for purchase and/or online—that do not appear in another IMS series. Some were published in collaboration with other organizations or publishers. More information about the books is available in the IMS Book Catalog.


J. Lawrence Burkholder, Recollections of a Sectarian Realist: A Mennonite Life in the Twentieth Century; edited by Myrna Burkholder; foreword by John A. Lapp; based on interviews conducted by C. Arnold Snyder
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David Yoder Neufeld, Common Witness: A Story of Ministry Partnership between French and North American Mennonites, 1953–2003; available online here
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Richard J. Lichty, An Increase in Time: Story Lines of Germantown Mennonite Church and Its Historic Trust, 1683–2005
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Wilbert R. Shenk, History of the American Society of Missiology, 1973–2013; available online here
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Bob Yoder, ed., A History of Mennonite Youth Ministry 1885–2005
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James E. Horsch, John D. Rempel, and Eldon D. Nafziger, eds., According to the Grace Given to Her: The Ministry of Emma Sommers Richards
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Rod Hollinger-Janzen, Nancy J. Myers, and Jim Bertsche, eds., The Jesus Tribe: Grace Stories from Congo’s Mennonites 1912–2012.

Vincent Mulebo Ndandula, Jean-Félix Cimbalanga wa Mpoyi, and Beleji Mwatha Jackson. 100 Ans de Mission Mennonite en République Démocratique du Congo: Témoignages des Apports Locaux 1912–2012. 

Lies Brussee–van der Zee, and Annelies Klinefelter-Koopmans, Mediation in Pastoral Care
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Abraham Friesen, Reformers, Radicals, Revolutionaries: Anabaptism in the Context of the Reformation Conflict
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Mary Raber, and Peter Penner, eds., History and Mission in Europe: Continuing the Conversation


James R. Krabill and Stuart Murray, eds., Forming Christian Habits in Post-Christendom: The Legacy of Alan and Eleanor Kreider

Andy Brubacher Kaethler and Bob Yoder, eds., Youth Ministry at a Crossroads: Tending to the Faith Formation of Mennonite Youth


Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, ed., Engaging Pastors: Papers and Reflections from the Summative Conference, December 1–3, 2009 (online)
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James R. Krabill, ed., Mission from the Margins: Selected Writings from the Life and Ministry of David A. Shank; available online here
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Keith Graber Miller, ed., Prophetic Peacemaking: Selected Writings of J.R. Burkholder


J. Robert Charles, ed., Opening the Bible: Essays by Howard H. Charles
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Daniel S. Schipani, The Way of Wisdom in Pastoral Counseling
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Erick Sawatzky, ed., The Heart of the Matter: Pastoral Ministry in Anabaptist Perspective
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June Alliman Yoder, ed., The Work Is Thine, O Christ: In Honor of Erland Waltner
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Daniel S. Schipani, ed., The Promise of Hope: A Tribute to Dom Hélder
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Annotated Bibliography of Mennonite Writings on War and Peace, 1930–1980
edited by Willard M. Swartley