This website was created by missionaries, for missionaries! Its purpose is to serve
as a means of sharing resources with other Christians engaged in overseas missions
or cross-cultural ministry.
This website contains a lot of content with links to other websites and countless
resources. This may feel a little overwhelming at first, which is why we put together
this “Start Page” as a way to lay out for you exactly what you can expect to find
on our website and also to help you navigate well to ensure that you find exactly
what you are looking for.
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For any resources we find that merit more than just a simple link, we feature them
on our blog. The blog articles also give ideas on how to use the different resources
to their fullest potential.
We have a wide variety of resources grouped into categories that are relevant to
missionaries and cross-cultural workers. The following is a list of the categories
and a brief description of the types of resources you can expect to find on each
This category contains books that are of special interest to missionaries, most especially
books about missionary life, books that feature the lives of other missionaries,
and books that are especially helpful in cross-cultural ministry.
As you browse through our book listing, please bare in mind that if a book is focused
on a specific area of ministry it may be listed as a resource in a different category.
We do not list all the book resources on this page, for the simple reason that there
are just too many books and not enough space to list them all.
In this category you will find resources specifically geared towards the emotional
and physical support of missionaries. Connect with other missionaries and cross cultural
workers through support groups, blogs, and social networking. Receive encouragement
and counseling from people and organizations that focus on ministering to those in
If you are into health, agriculture, or other community development work, you will
enjoy this wide selection of resources including solar technology, healthcare books,
instructional videos, and the latest in development technology.
If you are working among a specific ethnic group there may be resources available
to help you convey the Gospel of Christ in a way that will speak to the heart of
the culture and people you are working with, these are all found on our ethnic resources
Music can be a really powerful tool for outreach ministry which is why we are working
to add this particular category to our resource site. Currently there are not a whole
lot of Ethnomusicology resources listed, but if you know of any that we could add
please contact us and let us know!
Returning to your home culture can present its own list of challenges but there are
many organizations and individuals eager to help make your transition as smooth as
possible, with missionary housing, vehicle rentals, retreat centers, and more!
This page contains everything pertaining to your personal health and safety, including
online health consultations by healthcare workers who have overseas experience. Other
resources in this section include international health insurance options, medical
books and resources, security training for emergency response, and even emergency
Visit our travel page to find resources geared towards making your travels abroad
go as smoothly as possible; including everything from airline booking agencies, visa
services, embassy and consulate information sites, travel tips, and more.
If you need information about specific countries or are looking for good mapping
options, there are a number of resources listed on this page. Resources include world
and country maps, country fact sheets, global evangelistic statistics, and even prayer
aids to help to promote prayer for the countries and peoples around the world.
Modern technology has opened the doors for incredible outreach opportunities. This
page offers the best of what technology and media materials are available for ministry,
including audio Bibles, solar powered Bible players, Gospel films, and resources
for cell phone ministry. All these resources are available in multiple languages
with the aim of using modern technology to help spread the Gospel of Christ.
Stay up to date on what is happening in the evangelical community around the world,
receive up-to-date prayer requests from Christians and mission agencies around the
world, gain awareness of Christian persecution, and receive news bulletins by email
that are relevant to global missions.
This page is simply a listing of the different Christian organizations that are involved
in overseas and cross-cultural ministry. The organizations listed on this page are
wide and varied including everything from development work, church planting, orphan
or refugee ministry, human trafficking, Bible translation, aviation, medical aid,
outreach technology, evangelism, tentmaker missions, and more.
This is not, by any means, an exhaustive list, as there are far too many organizations
to list them all, but if you know of an organization that you feel should be included
on this list please don’t hesitate to contact us and let us know.
If you are serving abroad with your children this page is especially for you! These
resources are specifically geared towards third culture kids, including overseas
education options, online community and support, counseling and re-entry services,
Inspire young minds to be mission focused through global crafts, games, and fun activities
that are geared towards mission awareness for kids. These resources can be used with
your own kids at home, or for reaching out to the kids in different group settings
during your deputation and support raising efforts. Kids make amazing prayer warriors
when inspired, and only God knows how many of them will grow up to become missionaries
themselves if they catch the vision early on!
Prayer is the fuel that missions runs on, without it we would be lost and fruitless
in our efforts. With how vital prayer is to the success of fulfilling the Great Commission
we have devoted this page to resources that can help to recruit more prayer from
God’s people around the world.
If you are needing to do research on a particular ethnic group, country, or mission
focus, this is the page to refer to. There are many different organizations that
have undergone extensive research regarding unreached tribes, global evangelical
work, as well as information about countries, ethnic groups, and languages.
There are many individuals and organizations that provide services that can be a
great help to people serving internationally. On this page you will find a listing
of tax consultants, aviation services, international shipping options, and suppliers
of clothing, personal items, medical supplies, and more.
Please note that if a service is particular to another category it may not be listed
on this page for the sake of conserving space.
Whether you are interested in going on a short-term missions trip or you are a missionary
who is looking to recruit a short-term team, this page is geared towards helping
to promote short-term missions.
The topic of spiritual warfare is very relevant to global missions, which is why
we have a page on this site specifically devoted to that topic. Find books and resources
that specifically address the topic of spiritual warfare, especially as it pertains
to the global or cross-cultural ministry.
Everything related to computers, Internet, and modern technology. Computer consulting,
web hosting, tech support, and networking, as well as computer programs or services
that are helpful in global ministry work.
Missionary life is a life that is full of transition; traveling around for deputation,
going out on the mission field, relocating, and even returning to your home culture.
The resources on this page are specifically geared towards making the transitions
smoother for you and your family.
This miscellaneous page is exactly what it implies – basically including any resources
that do not fit well into the above categories.
Contribute Content for This Site
If you know of any great resources, please consider taking the time to share them
with us. We are always looking for new content to add to our list of resources and
would love to hear about the resources that have been particularly helpful to you
We are especially looking for . . .
* More Ethnic Resources – Our site currently has a lot of African resources but is
seriously lacking in resources specific to other ethnic groups, particularly contextualized
Bible pictures or teaching resources.
* Ethnic/Cultural Music – Do you know of any Ethnomusicology resources? This is an
entire category of its own that we do not yet have on our website. We would love
to provide links to downloadable music files that have good Christian lyrics put
to cultural/ethnic music. If you know of any, please let us know!
* Children’s Mission Resources – If you know of any resources that can help to engage
young children in mission focused activities we would be very interested!