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This by far is the BEST crash course language learning tool for short-termers! The sole purpose of the Short-Term Mission Language Program is to equip you with a working knowledge of the local language so that you can clearly share the basics of the Gospel.
Out of stock... For team members, this companion manual to the “STEM Sending Partner Training Manual” contains 135 well-designed pages and content, ready for 3-ring binder. This outstanding 8-session curriculum guides team members in successful pre-field preparation, on-field ministry, and post-field reentry.ADD TO CART
Out of stock... This resource contains information about biblical peacemaking for short-term teams. Included are the instruction booklet (for the team peacemaker), ten Peacemaker brochures (for team members), and a CD containing presentations, instructor notes, and reproducible handouts.ADD TO CART
Experiencing the countries of the 10/40 Window is as close as your own kitchen. This unique cookbook is full of fun and easy recipes that can be prepared alongside children. Together you will experience foods from over sixty other cultures. Most ingredients are found in your local grocery store but are prepared in a way that is particular and special to each country. The convenient spiral binding makes it easier to locate the recipe and keeps it open flat. These recipes are a hit with mission-minded families. It is also an educational tool used to inform our children about how children in other countries eat. From Afghanistan to Yemen, try them all.ADD TO CART
Out of Stock...257-page paperback; A practical "handbook" filled with principles, guidelines, and examples of how to help young people grow in their understanding of the world and their part in it. Basic step-by-step approach to:
• Motivate youth toward world missions
• Modeling world concern
• Exposing group members to mission opportunitites in the church, youth group, and at home
• Providing 'life-changing' missions experiences
• Pomoting 'long-term' results in students' lives
Out Of Stock
This by far is the BEST crash course language learning tool for short-termers!
Out Of Stock
This by far is the BEST crash course language learning tool for short-termers! The sole purpose of the Short-Term Mission Language Program is to equip you with a working knowledge of the local language so that you can clearly share the basics of the Gospel. Learn to share your faith, quote scripture, and pronounce common words and phrases. This tool was not created for diplomats or run-of-the-mill tourists — it was created specifically for short-term missionaires. Package includes:
• One CD
• Flash cards to help you learn the Cyrillic alphabet
• Pocketsize phrase book (with room for journaling what God is doing through your short-term trip)
Seventeen topics include:
• Meeting with People
• Meal Time
• Common Male & Female Names
• Sharing Your Faith
• Scripture Memorization
Also available in Spanish and Portuguese.
Out of Stock...In the dark world of Brazilian street children, toddlers and teenagers search trash cans for food, steal knives to protect themselves at night, and live in fear of being beaten or ever killed by the police. For these desperately needy children, nothing was free — until they encountered the love of Jesus through the compassion of Jeannette and Johan Lukasse.ADD TO CART
out of stock...Designed to equip Christian college students with a deeper awareness of the global AIDS pandemic, why their faith should inform their response, and how they can put their faith into action. This practical study examines HIV/AIDS through a variety of different disciplines and perspectives, such as the scientific, socioeconomic, political, and humanitarian impacts of the disease.ADD TO CART
Out of stock...In A Vision of the Possible, Daniel Sinclair thoroughly covers practical whys and how-to's concerning pioneer church planting among unreached people groups, with applicable discussions from Scripture along the way. Its emphases include resistant environments and church planting in teams. It also includes the newly revised seven "Pioneer Church Planting Phases" which is widely used by mission agencies working among unreached peoples.ADD TO CART
Out of Stock...This first-of-its-kind collection of stories documents the power of music within the global body of Christ. Agencies and churches around the world show how music has made as much impact in reaching the unreached as other methods of evangelism. Many of the stories come from far-off, exotic places where missionaries and musicians quietly fulfill their calling to encourage people groups to offer their indigenous songs to the Lord. CD included.ADD TO CART
Jesus never intended the church to become an institution; he intended it to be a people of power, seeking to transform the world. Explores how God's people can exercise power in godly ways so that God's kingdom can be built in their neighborhoods and cities.ADD TO CART
out of stock... Climb Another Mountain tells two stories, unquestionably and intricately intertwined, but still two stories.
The first story is autobiographical and tells us of two persons who hear God's call to go beyond the normal way of life, into an exciting and personal pilgrimage that carries them literally around the world. It is the story of Chuck and Donna Thomas and their life devoted to connecting God, people, and need in healthy and demanding international ministry.
Out of stock... A 3-ring notebook used on-field by all STEM Team Leaders to organize and lead STEM short-term teams. Includes helpful team leadership managment forms. Organized into Team Data, Leadership Responsibilities, Finances, Daily Plans, Devotions, Teachings, On-Location Training & De-Briefing, and other. No need to re-invent the wheel — learn how STEM has been doing Team Leading for the past 20+ years, and adapt what you need into your own program!ADD TO CART
out of stock... Jeffery and Chalke recognize the new and exciting opportunities the Christian church has to work together as a global network. In a globalized, interconnected world we have the tools we need to truly be part of God's community—learning and growing together. Connect! presents a new paradigm of mission for the 21st century church.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...This book contains real life stories—church case studies—that put flesh on the bones of theory. As so many of the stories illustrate, if you want to breathe life into your church, go global! This book will inspire and encourage you to think again about the role of your church in global mission and offer you a wealth of new ideas.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...Cry of the Urban Poor analyzes the need for transformational churches to impact the slums of the mega-cities of the world. The urban poor now constitute an unreached people group that is the third largest in the world—one that is doubling every decade and among the most responsive to the gospel. The most strategic and needed actions to reach this growing population with the gospel relate to breaking the bonds of injustice—sin, oppression, and poverty—and modeling Jesus' approach for social change by establishing movements of disciples among the poor. This revised edition of Cry of the Urban Poor reports the findings by Viv Grigg and his co-workers after years of living and working in the slums of some of the largest cities in Asia, Latin America, and the United States. It describes their efforts to discover universal principles for church-planting among the poor. This combination of anthropological and sociological reflections, integrated with principles drawn from practical experience, will challenge the missing emphasis on mission in the world's great city slums.
Viv Grigg coordinates the Encarnacao Network of Urban Poor Mission Leaders and directs Urban Leadership Foundation. He is a graduate of Fuller School of World Missions and is working on his doctorate in Theology of Transformative Revival at Auckland University. Viv and his wife, I'da, have pioneered work in mega-cities around the world.
OUT OF STOCK.... A tragedy that shocked the world. A vision that refused to die.
Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Pete Fleming, Roger Youderian, and Ed McCully chose to lay down their lives on a sandy beach in Ecuador. Their lives and sacrifice come full circle in the breathtaking true story of Dayma.
OUT OF STOCK...Going Glocal (102-pg paperback) takes a fresh look at how local churches can accomplish global ministry regardless of their size, location and resources. It challenges traditional ideas about mission and ministry, and offers practical ideas for reaching the world from the local congregation.
OUT OS STOCK...“Why should an essentially ‘benign’ religion turn some into ‘demons’?” asked a Muslim journalist. It is a question that is at the heart of the Islamic debate. Alarmist claims are made about these ‘demons’, while the possibility of a peaceful Islam is dismissed. Many are confused about the religion’s contradictory faces. Is it possible for Christians to relate to Muslims without being politically naďve or theologically liberal? Steve believes it is. He shares his own journey and reflects upon how he arrived at the crucial ingredient - grace.ADD TO CART
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260-page paperback; Provides a framework for mission trip preparation that helps you make use of proven processes for getting a group ready and arrangements made.
Out of Stock...Helps you get ready and know that the right arrangements have been made.
Subtitle: [Participant's] Preparation & Field Guide
Author(s): Daryl Smithgall
out of stock... Viv Grigg challenges us to reexamine our strategies and design new approaches that will build Christ's kingdom among the poor—who comprise nearly half the world. When he entered the Manila squatter settlement of Tatalon in 1979, Grigg knew what he wanted to do but not how to do it. The need was obvious—to establish a Christian church among Asia's forgotten people, the impoverished slum dwellers of its vast megalopolises. The challenge was to find a way that did not treat people's spiritual needs in isolation from their poverty, without simply becoming another economic or social relief program with no evangelistic component. This book is the enthralling story of how the author met and solved this problem. But in a sense, it is an unfinished story. What has begun is but the beginning of the founding of a Christian community in a dark place. This is not Viv Grigg's story alone, but God's story. For it is God who is working in Tatalon and urban slums like it, and giving people a hope that affects all of life. 240 page paperback.ADD TO CART
TEMPORARILY OUT OF PRINT UNTIL FIRST QUARTER 2008! THIS WILL NOT BE SHIPPED UNTIL LATE FIRST QUARTER 2008! — currently a 92-page paperback, although size may increase slightly when STEM Press re-publishes the upcoming 3rd edition. 3rd Edition will also have new cover and new, additional text. Author Dan Rickett offers excellent, very necessary tools for assessing intercultural partnerships and suggests ways to build collaborative relationships that work. This is an outstanding book for every church and every agency that feels called to establish partnerships with another church or people group in another part of the world.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK... Representing over twenty nations, a group of nearly fifty missionaries and practitioners gathered to consider how Muslims are coming to faith in Jesus Christ. They shared an interest in understanding how God is at work in drawing people into the faith journey from the way of Islam to faith in Jesus Christ. From the Straight Path to the Narrow Way is a compilation of papers presented at this consultation.
OUT OF STOCK...The author integrates all of the positive teachings in Islam (concerning the Christian faith and Jesus Christ) to help Muslims believe the gospel and to see the divinity of Jesus Christ and the salvation He wants Muslims to experience. The book highlights parallel passages in the Qur'an and the Bible about the person of Jesus Christ, such as His unique sinlessness and His unique virgin birth.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...This video tape shows creative ways to give your testimony (you don't have to be an Evangelist or speak the language), and fun ideas on how to share, teach, and show God's love.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...This book argues that the church, as the visible community of God, is given the task of blessing the poor. Asserting that what people do flows from what they believe, Hughes explores the place of religion in perpetuating poverty. From this foundation, kingdom principles are applied to the worlds of economics, politics, ethnic identity, and gender.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...A must for every church library and Sunday School Program. This complete package is priced at a 23% discount compared to individual retail prices, and contains all 4 Activity Guides, all 4 CDs, and all 16 “Heroes for Young Readers” books:ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK...Designed for children ages 5–10, “Heroes for Young Readers” introduces younger children to the lives of Christian Heroes! Whether reading for themselves or being read to, children love the captivating rhyming text and unforgettable color illustrations of the Heroes for Young Readers series. Each of 4 books is a beautiful 32-page hardback. This 4-book Gift Set (Books 1-4) includes:ADD TO CART
Living by faith is not the domain of only those Christians called to "full-time" ministry. Every Christian can enter into the adventure. What is important is not our vocation, but whether we are committed to obeying God's will in our lives. If you are willing to step out in faith and trust in God, doing whatever it is He has asked you to do, then you will see His provision. Once you have experienced this, you will be spoiled for the ordinary.
OUT OF STOCK...Designed for children ages 5–10, “Heroes for Young Readers” introduces younger children to the lives of Christian Heroes! Whether reading for themselves or being read to, children love the captivating rhyming text and unforgettable color illustrations of the Heroes for Young Readers series. Each of 4 books is a beautiful 32-page hardback. This 4-book Gift Set (Books 9-12) includes:ADD TO CART
A 21st Century Sunday School Fulfilling the 1st Century CommissionADD TO CART
This book examines the culture we now live in and suggests principles upon which mission in the future should be conducted. It contains real life stories of churches effectively engaging in mission within their culture, with cameos of personal experiences of how individuals have found faith. The failures and difficulties faced are examined as well as the encouragements and successes.ADD TO CART
OUT OF STOCK... Designed for children ages 5–10, “Heroes for Young Readers” introduces younger children to the lives of Christian Heroes! Whether reading for themselves or being read to, children love the captivating rhyming text and unforgettable color illustrations of the Heroes for Young Readers series. Each of 4 books is a beautiful 32-page hardback. This 4-book Gift Set (Books 13-16) includes:ADD TO CART
Consider the art of Indonesia—its batik and its believers. The process that brings striking color to Indonesia’s signature cloth can also be seen in the lives of its Christians. Heat and pressure in the hand of a master artist bring unique beauty. Allow the lives of Indonesian Christians to challenge, inspire, and encourage you as you prepare for your short-term mission trip. A beautiful four-color, hard-cover, 64-page book.ADD TO CART
For many in the West, the worldwide presence of Islam has gone largely unnoticed over the years. Islam has simply been perceived as just another world religion. Meanwhile, Muslims have been quietly establishing themselves in most Western cultures and nations, and their places of worship have risen alongside the existing churches and gathering places in these communities. Suddenly, however, Islam has become â€śthe enemy,â€ť a force to be reckoned with and confronted. With catastrophic terrorism and war zones dotting the globe, Western nations are desperately trying to understand what lies behind all this hostility.ADD TO CART
A post-ministry self-paced devotional guide designed to keep the passion and joy of service alive long after the mission is over. Every mission team member should really have their own copy, because often the most difficult part of a mission trip is the first one or two months back home. These 52 devotional studies designed for short-termers can really help make a postive difference.ADD TO CART
Think your family just doesn't have time to share its faith? THINK AGAIN
The sheer volume of activities competing for your family's time and energy can make it hard to focus on one of the most important tasks of all, fulfilling the Great Commission.
Here’s a great book that paints a wonderful portrait of what it means to live wholeheartedly for Jesus. How? Following Jesus brings vision and direction to Christians who want to know God and make Him known.ADD TO CART
Is it possible for concerned Christian business people to successfully bring kingdom purposes into their professional lives?
We are living in the Business Age. The historic role of nation states is rapidly being replaced by the corporation. Like never before, Christian business leaders have the chance to play a pivotal role in transforming society and spreading the gospel. But seizing this opportunity requires thinking differently about God, about his kingdom, about his purposes in the world, and about business.
Out of Stock... A heart-breaking, hope-filled guide to greater awareness and targeted intercession for the millions of young people living in the 10/40 Window.ADD TO CART
Church leader and missionary David Lundy explores the changing face of "doing mission"ť today. He offers answers to key questions such as "How can the church better interact with the global and local community?" and "What's a borderless church and how do we become one?"ADD TO CART