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- Ethnomusicology

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This website was created by missionaries, for missionaries! Its purpose is to serve as a means of sharing resources with other Christians engaged in overseas missions or cross-cultural ministry.

This website contains a lot of content with links to other websites and countless resources. It can be a little overwhelming at first, so we put together this “Start Page” as a way to layout for you exactly what you can expect to find on our website and also to help you navigate more easily to ensure that you find exactly what you are looking for.

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Whenever we discover incredible new resources we feature them on our blog, along with articles that share ideas on how these resources can be used to their fullest potential in the context of global missions.

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Browse by Category

We have a wide variety of resources grouped into categories that are relevant to missionaries and cross-cultural workers. The following is a list of the categories and a brief description of the types of resources you can expect to find on each page:

Care, Support, & Community

In this category you will find resources specifically geared towards the emotional and physical support of missionaries. Connect with other missionaries and cross cultural workers through support groups, blogs, and social networking. Receive encouragement and counseling from people and organizations that focus on ministering to those in ministry.

Church Planting

Resources specifically for church planters and those focused on starting church planting movements.

Community Developement

If you are into health, agriculture, or other community development work, you will enjoy this wide selection of resources, including solar technology, healthcare books, fish pond videos, and the latest in development technology.


A key part of being a missionary is being able to cast vision and raise support from other people. Our deputation page contains resources to help you in this process.  

Ethnic Resources

If you are working among a specific ethnic group there are many resources to help you convey the Gospel of Christ in a way that will speak to the heart of the culture and peoples you are working with, these are all found on our ethnic resources page.  

Furlough Needs

Returning to your home culture can present its own list of challenges but there are many organizations and individuals eager to help make your transition as smooth as possible, with missionary housing, vehicle rentals, retreat centers,   

Health & Safety

This page contains everything pertaining to your personal health and safety. Including online health consultations by healthcare workers who have overseas experience, international health insurance options, medical books and resources, security training for emergency response, as well as emergency evacuation services.    

International Travel

Visit our travel page to find airline booking agencies, visa services, embassy and consulate info, travel tips, and more.  

Language Learning

Featuring the best language learning resources, fun language apps, and information for parents who are striving to raise bilingual (or multilingual) children.

Maps & Country Info

If you need information about specific countries or are looking for good mapping options, there are a number of resources listed on this page with regards to world maps, country maps, country fact sheets and profiles, as well as global evangelistic statistics, calendars and prayer aids to help to promote prayer for the countries and peoples of the world.

Media Ministry Tools

Modern technology has opened the doors for incredible outreach opportunities. This page offers the best of what technology and media materials are available for ministry, including audio Bibles, solar powered Bible players, Gospel films, and resources for cell phone ministry. All these resources are available in multiple languages with the aim of using modern technology to help spread the Gospel of Christ.  

Missionary Books

This category contains books that are of special interest to missionaries, most especially books about missionary life, books that feature the lives of other missionaries, and books that are especially helpful in cross-cultural ministry.

Of course, there are far too many good books to list them all on one page, so we also include links to other websites that feature missionary books.

As you browse through our book listing, please bare in mind that if a book is focused on a specific area of ministry it may be listed as a resource in a different category. We do not list all the book resources on this page, for the simple reason that there just isn’t enough space!

Mission & Global News

Stay up to date on what is happening in the evangelical community around the world, receive up-to-date prayer requests from Christians and mission agencies around the world, gain awareness of Christian persecution, and receive news bulletins by email that are relevant to global missions.

Mission Organizations

This page is simply a listing of the different Christian organizations involved in overseas ministry. They are wide and varied from development work, church planting, orphan or refugee ministry, human trafficking, Bible translation, aviation, medical aid, outreach technology, evangelism, tentmaker missions, and more!

Missionary (Third Culture) Kids

If you are serving a broad with your children this page is especially for you with resources focused on helping your third culture children. Including overseas education options, online community and support, counseling and re-entry services, even a missionary nanny service!

Missions for Kids

Inspire young minds to be mission focused through global crafts, games, and fun activities that are geared towards mission awareness for kids. These resources can be used with your own kids at home, or for reaching out to the kids in different group settings during your deputation and support raising efforts. Kids make amazing prayer warriors when inspired and only God knows how many of them will grow up to become missionaries if they catch the vision early on!

Research Information

If you are needing to do research on a particular ethnic group, country, or mission focus, this is the page to refer to. There are many different organizations that have undergone extensive research regarding unreached tribes, global evangelical work, and information about countries, ethnic groups, and languages.


There are many individuals and organizations that provide services that can be a great help to people serving internationally. On this page you will find a listing of tax consultants, aviation services, international shipping options, and suppliers of clothing, personal items, medical supplies, and more.  

Please note that if a service is particular to another category it may not be listed on this page.


Whether you are interested in going on a short-term missions trip or you are a missionary who is looking to recruit a short-term team, this page is geared towards helping to promote short-term missions.

Spiritual Warfare

The topic of spiritual warfare is very relevant to global missions, so we have a page on this site specifically devoted to that topic. Find books and resources that specifically address the topic of spiritual warfare, especially as it pertains to global or ethnic contexts.

Teaching Resources

These resources are focused on equipping missionary pastors and teachers to share the Gospel of Christ in congregational, classroom, and small group studies.


Everything related to computers, Internet, and modern technology. Computer consulting, web hosting, tech support, and networking. As well as computer programs or services that can help with ministry work and services that can help promote online security.


If you are looking to receive more training in a specific field, there are a number of options, several of which are free or discounted for missionaries.


Missionary life involved a great number of transitions, with traveling around for deputation, going out on the mission field, and even returning to your home culture. The resources on our transitions page are intended to help make the transitions smoother for you and your family.

Contribute Content for This Site

If you know of any great resources, please consider taking the time to share them with us.  We are always looking for new content to add to our list of resources and would love to hear about the resources that have been particularly helpful to you in ministry.

We are especially looking for . . .

* More Ethnic Resources – Our site currently has a lot of African resources but is seriously lacking in resources specific to other ethnic groups, particularly contextualized Bible pictures or teaching resources.  

* Ethnic/Cultural Music – Do you know of any Ethnomusicology resources? This is an entire category of its own that we do not yet have on our website. We would love to provide links to downloadable music files that have good Christian lyrics put to cultural/ethnic music. If you know of any, please let us know!

* Children’s Mission Resources – If you know of any resources that can help to engage young children in mission focused activities we would be very interested!