Publish Great Things
You and your students can examine the scriptural teaching on missions and review highlights from the history of missions. This book suggests various ways to become involved in missions through your local church and emphasizes a layperson's involvement in missions work.
These pages provide resources and links that can be used with Publish Great Things, of the Bible Modular Series, published by the BJU Press in April 2001. Biblical missions is a dynamic and expanding field. The Publish Great Things textbook and teacher's edition seek to deliver timeless principles of missions based on the scriptures. This web site seeks to provide current information on missions. The materials may be used in teaching or for student research.
BJU Press Bible Resources
- Witness to Christ—by Stewart Custer is a practical, warm-hearted, and yet scholarly explanation of the book of Acts. The information will provide much insight for missions students and instructors.
- Nothing Daunted—by Gloria Repp is the story of Isobel Kuhn, a missionary to the Lisu tribe of China.
- Typical Week in the Life of a Missionary Kid—A teen on the mission field records his experiences during a normal week. The information can encourage class discussion about family life on the mission field.
- Prayer Letters—Folks at a local church gather missionary prayer letters and condense them to form a concise prayer publication. Click on the link to view an example. Classes using Publish Great Things will profit from similar exercises. The church or school will also appreciate the effort of the students.
- Missionary Biography Summary—Students will often read more carefully if the instructor requires specific information. This form gives teachers a way to grade reading objectively. The Missionary Biography Form is an effective tool to encourage thoughtful reading about God's servants.
- Missionary Biography Summary Example—See a completed example form about a BJU Press biography of Isobel Kuhn.
- CIA World Factbook—provides detailed information about and maps for almost every modern country. Teachers and students will find this web site very helpful.
- Language Learning—For a missionary, nothing will replace a good course in a foreign language. This web site provides basic words and phrases for many languages. Use this information to prepare a short-term team or interview a missionary.
- U.S. State Department—This site contains official information about travel, passports, visas and diplomatic relations.
Mission Teams Helps
- Missionary Testimony About Mission Teams—A testimony of a thankful missionary in the Pacific Rim of Asia regarding mission teams
- Organizing a Foreign Language Team—Some great, easy-to-read ideas from Rob Loach regarding planning the team
- Passport Information—for those going on a team outside the United States.
Mission Boards and Missions Information Links
- Wholesome Words—a great resource of biographies, information and links to other missions-related sites.
- Biblical Ministries Worldwide—A church-planting mission organization that serves independent churches
- Continental Baptist Missions—The mission of Continental Baptist Missions is "to provide support services for planting and developing biblically sound and spiritually healthy Baptist churches in North America."
- Gospel Fellowship Association Missions—The mission of Gospel Fellowship Association Missions is "to assist missionaries in spreading the gospel, training nationals, and planting churches."
The fact that a link is listed on this site does not mean that BJU Press endorses its entire contents from the standpoint of ethics, philosophy, theology, or scientific hypotheses. The position of BJU Press on these subjects is well known. In order to provide a useful service to our customers, links to many sites of content relevant to our publications are posted on the basis of the information and/or services that the sites offer.
Due to the transient nature of websites, these links are updated regularly. At the time of publication, all of the web links suggested in our educational materials were active. Since then, some may have been replaced by similar websites or removed from this list. If you have comments, suggestions, questions, or find that one of these resources is no longer in service, please e-mail us.