Our Missions Training Program

Orientation Phase:

  1. Ask a Missionary by John McVay – Book Report
  2. WIM Manual
  3. WIM Training Manual
  4. Friend Raising by Betty Barnett – Book Report
  5. Under Cover by John Bevere – Book Report
  6. Miraculous Movements by Jerry Trousdale – Book Report
  7. DVD Study: Leadership Integrity by Jack Hayford (2 sessions) – Evaluation Report

Pre-Field Training Phase:

  1. From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya by Ruth A.Tucker – Book Report
  2. Course: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
  3. Eternity in Their Hearts by Don Richardson – Book Report
  4. Cross-Cultural Connections by Duane Elmer – Book Report
  5. How to Survive on the Mission Field by Dale Pugh – Book Report
  6. 10-week internship on a mission field

First-Year Apprenticeship:

  1. Cross-Cultural Servanthood by Duane Elmer – Book Report
  2. The Lost Art of Disciple Making by Leroy Eims – Book Report
  3. The Indigenous Church by Melvin Hodges – Book Report

Video Studies

Video Evaluation Report – After each series, complete a report and submit to Training Department.

  1. WIM History & Vision, by Chuck Hall (7 sessions)
  2. Discovering the Dynamics of Culture by Gene Flanery (3 sessions)
  3. Cross-Cultural Communication by Gene Flanery (3 sessions)
  4. Committed Relationships by Chuck Hall (3 ses­sions)
  5. Indigenous Principles by Dale Pugh (6 sessions)
  6. Servant Leadership by Chris Briles (2 sessions)
  7. Kingdom Perspective by Andrew Conrad (4 min sessions)
  8. Mentoring and Discipleship by Jerry Morris (5 min sessions)
  9. Conflict Resolution by Tony Bianchi (3 sessions)
  10. Team Leadership by Richard Bartz (4 sessions)
  11. Cross-Cultural Ministry by Gene Flanery (3 sessions)
  12. Sharing Christ with World Religions by Gene Flanery (1 min session)

Second-Year Apprenticeship:

  1. Cross-Cultural Conflict by Duane Elmer – Book Report
  2. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries by Paul Hiebert – Book Report
  3. When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert (when assigned by Training Director) – Book Report

Other Training Forms

  1. Trainee Evaluation Report — To be completed by trainer
  2. Training Program Evaluation — To be submitted by the trainee upon completion of training

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