Recommended Reading: “Cross-Cultural Conflict: Building Relationships for Effective Ministry,” by Duane Elmer

Once again, Elmer has published an excellent book on a very practical cross-cultural issue that we as workers face, as we attempt to relate and understand those from a different culture than our passport culture. 

Recommended Reading: “The Lost Art of Disciplemaking,” by Leroy Eims

As Leroy Eims says, “Every believer in Jesus Christ deserves the opportunity of personal nurture and development”.  But so often, we are so busy with church programs that we neglect the process of effectively discipling leaders who can themselves disciple others into maturity and fruitfulness.  

What Missionaries Ought to Know about Laughter

The more you laugh, the better it is for you!

Recommended Reading: “Miraculous Movements,” by Jerry Trousdale

Miraculous Movement recounts an amazing change taking place within Muslim communities where the truth of Jesus Christ is turning around the lives of many Muslims from more than twenty people groups.

Speaking of useful free apps, check out the Jesus Film Project app!

Currently available in almost 1,700 languages, their goal is to have the Jesus Film Project library of media available in every language of the world, on any device.

10 Useful (Free) Apps for Missionaries

While technology has the potential to be a distraction, it can also serve as a useful tool for your ministry. Here are a few apps to help you while you are on the mission field.

What is the 10/40 Window? (Infographic)

The term 10/40 window became popular in the early ‘90s as a way to describe the least reached part of the world. With more than 67% of the world’s population living in this region and most of the least evangelized countries and people groups of the world in this region, it should get our attention! There is a huge need for willing, tenacious, and tough gospel workers.

Recommended Reading: “Cross-Cultural Servanthood,” by Duane Elmer

WIM senior missionaries were recently asked the question, “From the perspective gained during your time on the field, what additional study materials or preparation would you like to have received during your training?”  One answer repeatedly surfaced. The single most-frequent response revealed a desire for greater understanding of how to live and work cross-culturally. With a goal of addressing this need, for the past several years WIM’s required reading for new missionaries includes the book, Cross-Cultural Servanthood, by Duane Elmer

Make a Global Impact No Matter Where you Are

Like a pebble dropped in a pond, even the smallest actions create a ripple effect with the potential to reach across the world.

Mission Trip Packing List

The task of packing for a mission trip, no matter the length of the trip, can sometimes seem overwhelming. This list will help you pack everything you will need without the stress.