In this issue….
GLOBAL EVANGELISM TRAINING
A two-month full-time missions school will be conducted from July 9th-August 31st in Hampton, Virginia. USA. It’s not too late to get involved! The sixteen courses include Cross- Cultural Communications & Church Planting; Urban Missions; Animism; Missions Strategy; Cultural Anthropology; Servant Evangelism and World Religions. Learn from experienced missionaries and leaders how to fulfill your mission call both around the block and around the world. Part-time students are welcome. For more information phone Greg Baust at Global Ministry Teams on 757-868-1268/9 or e-mail him firstname.lastname@example.org
TO MOTIVATE ADULTS TOWARD MISSIONS
Joseph has done his job. Among the resources you’ll see in his long report are items from the US Center, Caleb Project, John Piper, Next Step Resources, Paul Borthwick, Henry Blackaby, and many others. Get the full report by sending an email to: email@example.com
. Thanks Joseph!
LEARN TO TEACH ENGLISH AS A 2ND LANGUAGE IN HAWAII
Check out the TESOL Course (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at the University of the Nations (Kona, Hawaii) beginning Feb. 18, 2002. This is a four-week academic curriculum with a two week practicum following immediately. The exact schedule is from Feb. 18th to Mar. 29th, 2002. For more information & applications contact firstname.lastname@example.org
“LIVE THE CALL!” (GLOBAL WORSHIP MOVEMENT)
Livethecall.com and New Life Christian Fellowship of Chesapeake, VA are partnering together July 19-21 to create a platform for a global worship movement designed to ignite a passion in believers to change the world. Eric Watt, executive director of The Network for Strategic Missions, will teach on the revolutionary lifestyle of walking intimately with God, and worship leaders will lead delegates into God’s presence using various worship expressions: art, dance, instruments, intercession, video, etc. A 24- hour intercession room and worship art gallery will fuel the worship. For more info email email@example.com
or click here: http://www.livethecall.com/index.html?a=waevents&aa=waevents
If you’ve got a broadband connection to the web, it’s worth checking out the site just to watch the streaming video! Whoa. It rocks
SAHARAWI PEOPLE PRAYER GUIDE HOT OFF THE PRESS!
The 30-day prayer guide (English or Spanish edition) is in a (professionally-printed) format that can be used by churches to educate their congregation on this needy people group from Western Sahara OR for a particular prayer emphasis of one month. Limited quantities of the guide are available by request from firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please send an ordinary mailing address with your request. OR the guide can be downloaded from the brand new web site in .pdf format (English or Spanish): http://saharawi.strategicnetwork.org
(Notice there is no ‘www’ in the URL!!). To access the guide and other “Documents” on the site you will need to fill out a brief form (for security reasons).
LEARN CHRISTIAN MICROENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ON THE WEB
Topics include: Understanding the MED Movement Microfinance Principles and Practices Implementing Church-centered, and other issues in Christian Microenterprise Development (CMED). For complete information see the Chalmers Center’s website http://www.chalmers.org
, or e-mail email@example.com
. Applications can be downloaded from the website and must be submitted by July 13.
TESL RESOURCES UPDATED
Have you downloaded a fresh copy of the TESL Resources autoresponder lately? Check out the new additions as of tonight by sending a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Note the use of the underscore character as a word separator.)
CREATE CHURCH WEBSITES EASILY
Relatively few churches have websites. Perhaps some people are put off by the technicalities involved. But there is an easy alternative – pre-designed template church sites which are edited using a normal browser webpage. The Web Evangelism Bulletin has published a review of these church site systems. Church pages can be used for evangelism, if carefully designed for this purpose. To obtain a free copy by email autoresponder, send a blank email to: email@example.com
SHARPEN YOUR INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
International Training Partners offers Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills Workshops in different parts of the world. These five-day, highly interactive workshops focus on biblical application of skills in relating to one another and to the host people. A few of the upcoming workshops are: June 24-28 in Taiwan; June 25-29 in Minneapolis; July 9-13 in Nigeria; August 27-31 in Ivory Coast; September 2-7 in Puebla, Mexico. Go to http://www.RelationshipSkills.com
for details on all of the workshops and information on ITP. If your mission is interested in sponsoring a SYIS workshop, contact Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org
INSURE YOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY
When serving overseas, insuring your personal property is as important as homeowners insurance is in the USA. Adams & Associates International offers a Missionary Personal Insurance Plan to cover personal property and household effects. This coverage includes All Risk insurance for damage to your property for such perils as fire, windstorm, vandalism, and theft with Full Replacement Valuation (subject only to the $500.00 deductible). Also available is Personal Liability and Personal Accident. Adams & Associates International has many years of experience in handling personal insurance matters, having served the missionary community, exclusively since 1980. Contact Adams & Associates by email at email@example.com
or visit their web-site at www.aaintl.com
PeopleTeams.org is pleased to announce that more than 375 missionary teams can be located by dropping the “www” and entering a simpler address: http://peopleteams.org
. PT is averaging nearly a quarter of a million hits every month and greatly appreciates the support from the missionary community. The toolbox section has really ballooned as a number of missions groups have been linked up. PT is the service that offers free website hosting for teams of missionaries who are focusing evangelistic efforts upon a people group, a population segment or city. And now it’s easier to access than ever! (Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
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