Listed in Mission Launch: Leader's Guide
Team Building Games
Template: Shape Game Pieces
Helium Stick Game
Template: "Personality Traits" Cards for Cultural Awareness Activity
Pipeline Kit Game
Broken Squares, from NAFSA
Culture Game, adapted from the "Free the Children" Educators Resource Guide
The following two excellent games were developed by Mission Training International; however, we have not been able to find them in recent years. Contact MTI directly (mti.org) if interested.
The Four Culture Game
BBC News, Country Profiles
CIA The World Factbook
US Department of State Travel
Fodor’s Language for Travelers
Operation World, by Jason Mandryk
Operation World Prayer Site
Joshua Project: Unreached people groups
Prayercast: Powerful videos to help you pray around the world
Effective Evangelism: How to witness to other faiths.
Chronological Bible Storying: (Site is temporarily unavailable) An evangelistic method that is useful in cultures that do not have a history of Christianity nor a current Christian presence. This site lists Bible Stories to use specifically with short-term teams.
YesHeIs app: Helpful for witnessing online.
Jesus Film Media app: App that shares the entire JESUS film project on your smartphone or tablet.
Ignite Your Passion for the Nations
Live Life On Purpose by Claude Hickman
Let the Nations be Glad! by John Piper
Radical by David Platt
Six Dangerous Questions to Transform Your View of the World by Paul Borthwick
Bruchko by Bruce Olson
Eternity in Their Hearts by Don Richardson
Peace Child by Don Richardson
Cultivate Your Cross-Cultural Understanding
Foreign to Familiar by Sarah A. Lanier
Cross-Cultural Connections by Duane Elmer
Sharpen Your Ministry Effectiveness
When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
Walking with the Poor by Bryant L. Myers
Insurance Consultants, International: We have personally traveled with Craig Robinson and highly recommend his services for your mission team.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers' Health
Template: Basic Luggage Tag
Weather Forecasts Around the World
Currency Exchange Rates
The Money Converter
XE Currency Converter
World Time Zones
World Time Server: Visit this site to find the current time for any major destination in the world.
Video & Photography
Julie Larame Photo + Cinema: Highly recommended!