Global Mission Resources

What will you do to take the next step in missions? The following resources can help you to get started!


* Available in church library.

Reading for Adults

  • From Jerusalem to Iran Jaya by Ruth A. Tucker *
  • Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged by John Piper and David Mathis
  • To the Golden Shore by Courtney Anderson *
  • Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper *
  • Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot *
  • Amy Carmichael by Kathleen White *
  • John G. Paton by James Paton *
  • Mind For Missions: Ten Ways to Build Your World Vision by Paul Borthwick *
  • Voice of the Martyrs magazine

Books for Children

  • Amy Carmichael: Rescuer By Night by Kay Walsh *
  • Helen Roseveare by Laura Caputo-Wickham
  • Betty Greene: Wings to Serve by Geoff Benge *
  • Chariots to China by Denise Williamson *
  • Eric Liddell: Running for a Higher Prize by Renee Meloche *
  • Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime by Janet Benge *
  • Hudson Taylor: The Missionary Who Won a Nation by Prayerby Marlee Alex *
  • John G. Paton: South Sea Island Rescue by Kay Walsh *
  • Martin Luther: The German Monk Who Changed the Church by Ben Alex *
  • Young Readers; Trailblazers; Christian Heroes: Then & Now; Heroes of Faith and Courage (Series)

Video Resources


Verses to Memorize & Meditate

Psalm 67:1-3
Psalm 96:1-4
Genesis 12:1-3
1 Chronicles 16:24
Isaiah 25:1
Psalm 22:27-28
Matthew 28:18-20
John 17:18-21


  • Develop a time of daily worship, being faithful in the essential disciplines of prayer and Bible reading. Any form of Christian service must be done in the power of the Holy Spirit, not in our own strength.
  • Ask God for a humble heart that serves and puts others first.
  • Share Christ with neighbors, family, friends, co-workers.
  • Grow in your understanding of the Biblical basis of missions through God’s Word, missions books, sermons, or a missions class (at church, at a local college or online).
  • Talk to Pastor Jim or Tim Glick about serving on our Global Ministries Team (missions committee). Sign up here if you are interested.
  • Host international students.
  • Give missions books to children and adults as gifts.
  • Learn about other cultures. Try new foods and music.
  • Buy basic supplies for global ministry partners (missionaries) when they come to the US for visits.
  • Participate in short-term missions.
  • Pay off personal debt.
  • Extend hospitality to a missionary.
  • Get involved in discipling, teaching, and ministry. Serve in a new role, especially in one that gets you out of your comfort zone.
  • Correspond with a missionary via social media, text or email (See Pastor Jim for more information about safe wording). Continuing scrolling to find missionary contact info.
  • Sign up to receive prayer updates from our global ministry partners.
  • Give to the global ministries fund.
  • Attend an event sponsored by ministries such as Voice of the Martyrs or Open Doors.
  • Volunteer at local ministries or nonprofits.
  • Learn a new language through a bilingual contact, an app or a local course.
  • Chat online with the unreached who want to practice their English. Ask Pastor Jim for info or check out the Crescent Project.
  • Invite someone – child or grandchild, friend, or spouse – to take the next step along with you.

Missionary Contact Info

Alvin Low
training Southeast Asian leaders

Brad Anderson
international student ministry in Chicago

Carlos & Alejandra Rodriguez
Hispanic Ministries Director in the BFC, pastor of local church

Craig & Karena Miller
church planting in the Canary Islands

Dave & Sherry Shell
support role in missions aviation in Ohio

Evan & Libby Hannay
support staff at a missions aviation base in Arizona

Jeremiah & Briana Stokes
church planting in Papua

John & Laura Studenroth
ministry to students and faculty at Kutztown University

TJ & Kate Renninger
administrative support for student ministry at Penn State

Lisa Barnshaw
missions recruitment

Matthew & Anna Good
youth ministry in Poland

Ondra & Melissa Zikanovi
church planting in the Czech Republic

Sam & Joan Fiore
church ministry in Italy

Scott Evans
student ministry at Franklin and Marshall

Tim & Michele Obarow
support staff in missions aviation in Ohio