Resource List

“Staff Picks” Recommended Reading


Missionary Methods

Shadrach, Steve. The God Ask: A Fresh, Biblical Approach to Personal Support Raising, CMM Press, Fayetteville, Arizona, 2016. Available on Amazon.

Corbett, Steve & Brian Fikkert, When Helping Hurts (A Handbook of Leadership Principles Exemplified by Jesus Christ), Authentic, Altanta, Georgia. 2002

Elmer, Duane, Cross-Cultural Connections (Stepping Out and Fitting In Around the World), InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, Illinois, 2002

Lingenfelter, Sherwood G., Leading Cross-Culturally (Effective Relationships for Effective Christian Leadership), Baker Academic, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2008.

Krallmann, Gunter, Mentoring For Mission, Authentic, Altanta, Georgia. 2002 

Feeling guilty when you rest? We recommend: Martinez, Pablo, Take Care of Yourself, Survive and Thrive in Christian Minstry, order HERE.


Member Care

Serving As Senders Today (How to care for your missionaries as they prepare to go, are on the field, and return home), by Neal Pirolo, Emmaus Road International Publishing.

The ReEntry Team – by Neal Pirolo, (Caring for your returning missionaries), Emmaus Road International Publishing.

Tender Care (The Heart and Soul of Caring for God’s Scattered Servants), Multiple authors. Barnabas International, Rockford, IL. 2010.

Mentoring For Mission, by Krallmann, Gunter, Authentic, Altanta, Georgia. 2002


Short Term Teams

Corbett, Steve & Fikkert, Brian. Helping Without Hurting in Short Term MissionsParticipants Guide and Leader’s Guide available. Moody Publishers, Chicago, IL, 2014.

Hinrichs, Ann. Just One: A True Story of Unlikely Friendship and Short-Term Missions. Order HERE.

Lanier, Sarah A., Foreign to Familiar (A Guide to Understanding Hot and Cold Climate Cultures).McDougal Publishing, Hagerstown, MD, 2000.

Livermore, David A., Serving With Eyes Wide Open (Doing Short Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence), Baker Books, Grand Rapids, MI, 2006.

STM Links: Link to team training resources and book stores for all mission resources