Great resources that are especially or exclusively for people engaged in overseas missions or cross-cultural ministry!
On Being a Missionary
By Thomas Hale
A great book of practical advice for missionaries, from a man with hand-on experience and a great sense of humor!
“This book helped me more than any other resource when I was first starting out as a single missionary. Very insightful, straightforward, practical, and entertaining!”
If you only want to get one book about being a missionary – get this one! It addresses all the key questions that people have regarding missions and all the major issues that come up on the mission field that you need to be prepared for. It also paints a very clear picture of what you can expect things to be like when you’re on the mission field.
This book has it all:
How to know if you’ve been called to missions. The pros and cons of short-term missions trips. Common fears about going to the mission field. How to choose a mission organization. Pre-field training and preparations. Cultural differences and adjustments. Common mistakes that missionaries make. Dealing with national authorities and corruption. Support raising. What to expect from being a missionary wife. Finding the balance between life and ministry. The joys and challenges of raising children on the mission field.
Also topics on loneliness, singleness, missionary marriages, isolation, stress, culture shock, team conflict, contextualization, ministry burn-out, spiritual warfare, and so much more!
Books on House Churches and Church Planting . . .
Appropriate Technology Library for Rural Village Missions – on DVD or CD
Imagine having access to all the information needed to build a solar food dryer, start a fish farm, build a bamboo printing press, dig a well, build a fuel efficient stove or do thousands of other projects. For missionaries working in developing countries or rural village settings, this is a GREAT resource to have on hand. All the best how-to and do-it-yourself books on topics of community development, medical care, and aid relief work.
Over 1,050 books and resources in an easy to use digital format for only $99
Where There is No Doctor
The Village Health Worker
Village Technology Handbook
Handbook of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture
Animal Traction in Africa
How to Build a Solar Crop Dryer
Basic Machines and How They Work
Evaluation of Solar Cookers
Your Own Water Power Plant
Slow Sand Filtration
Also includes the Foxfire Series and the entire Better Farming Series.
For a complete listing of titles, or to purchase this digital library, Click Here
Up-to-date information to help you be more informed in praying for the nations around the world.
Son of the Underground:
The Life of Isaac Liu, Son of Brother Yun, the Heavenly Man
The Heavenly Man:
The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun
Publishing Mission Books & Resources Since 1969
Missionary Biographies and Autobiographies . . .
Jesus’ Stories for Us in Africa
The parables of Jesus retold for the African context. Also includes study guide questions to encourage group discussions.
A great resources for those working in the oral, story-telling cultures of Africa.
Purchase the Kindle book on Amazon (English only!)