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Missions

Help your students engage in the mission of God!
Check out these specific resources to:

Equip Students to Serve in Missions

Learn the Why of missions

Promote Missional Engagement

Discover Ways for Students to GO!

LEARN

Books:

  • When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself — Steve Corbett
  • Gaining by Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches That Send — J.D. Greear
  • What are you doing with your life? — J. D. Greear
  • Live Life on Purpose: God’s Purpose, Your Life, One Journey — Claude Hickman
  • Foreign to Familiar — Sarah A. Lanier
  • Serving with Eyes Wide Open: Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence — David Livermore
  • Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged — John Piper and David Mathis, eds.
  • Let the Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions — John Piper
  • Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream — David Platt
  • As You Go: Creating a Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students — Alvin A. Reid. 2013.
  • The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected — Nik Ripken. 2013.
  • The Missionary Call: Find Your Place in God’s Plan for the World — M. David Sills
  • The Mission of God’s People: A Biblical Theology of the Church’s Mission — Christopher J. H. Wright
  • The Forgotten Way — Alan Hirsch
  • Unscripted — Jeff Iorg
  • Foundations: Core Missiology Concepts — IMB

Periodicals:

IMB Foundations Magazine will help you see how God’s Word affirms your role in his global purpose and informs your missions practices. Learn how Ten Core Missiological Convictions, Six Marks of a Disciple, and Twelve Characteristics of a Healthy Church guide how IMB aims to fulfill the missionary task. Then consider how these foundational values can help us work together to take the gospel to every nation.

Missions 17
Missions 18
Missions 19
Missions 20

EQUIP

Where does a student’s education and career fit with the idea of going to the nations as an ambassador for Christ? They can use their job skills and gifts to live and work among the world’s unreached peoples. IMB offers these “Roadmaps” with specific guidance for the fields of allied health, business, engineering, nursing, physician, and teaching, as well as choosing as major.

IMB Videos

Video Playlist
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IMB Students Overview
IMB Students Overview
00:58
2
Nehemiah Teams Promo
Nehemiah Teams Promo
01:24
3
2021 Hands-On Overview
2021 Hands-On Overview
01:37
4
All Affinities Student Invitation
All Affinities Student Invitation
01:42
5
South Asia Invitation
South Asia Invitation
00:56
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Americas Invitation
Americas Invitation
00:32
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South Asia Invitation 2
South Asia Invitation 2
01:11
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Central Asia Invitation
Central Asia Invitation
00:42
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East Asia Invitation
East Asia Invitation
00:38
10
Europe Invitation
Europe Invitation
00:52
11
NAME Invitation
NAME Invitation
00:33
12
Southeast Asia Invitation
Southeast Asia Invitation
00:38
13
Sub-Saharan Africa Invitation
Sub-Saharan Africa Invitation
00:54
14
Serving with Those Who Look Like Me
Serving with Those Who Look Like Me
01:27
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GO2 Promo
GO2 Promo
01:12
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Student Summer Missions Promo
Student Summer Missions Promo
02:09
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London Calling
London Calling
01:13
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The World in Skittles
The World in Skittles
01:23
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Open Heart
Open Heart
03:22
20
Relentless Love
Relentless Love
05:00
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Use Your One Life
Use Your One Life
02:33
22
Completely Changed
Completely Changed
01:30
23
High School Promo
High School Promo
01:59
24
How Does Gen Z Look at the World?
How Does Gen Z Look at the World?
02:44
25
Legacy
Legacy
04:02
26
The McDonald Family
The McDonald Family
02:57
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EURO 3 Minute Countdown
EURO 3 Minute Countdown
03:01
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EURO 5 Minute Countdown
EURO 5 Minute Countdown
05:00
29
God Uses the Ordinary
God Uses the Ordinary
02:54
30
Face 2 Face
Face 2 Face
02:01
31
Hands On West Africa
Hands On West Africa
03:04
32
I Cannot Be Silent
I Cannot Be Silent
03:42
33
Use Your Major for the Kingdom
Use Your Major for the Kingdom
01:59
34
Your Turn
Your Turn
01:41