Resources

Each of these resources has had a profound influence in shaping my decision to move to Nepal. They’re offered here for your own perusal, reflection and encouragement.

SERMONS

I Am Sending You Out
a sermon by John Piper at Bethlehem Baptist Church, October 2007

The Cost of Missions
a sermon by Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, October 1994

Incarnational Ministry  
a talk by Kenyan Christian speaker Oscar Muriu at Urbana, December 2009

BOOKS

Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life
by Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeill and Douglas Morrison 

Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just 
by Timothy Keller; listen to him speak about the book here.

Let The Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions
by John Piper

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert 

ORGANIZATIONS

World Medical Mission: The Greatest Commandment
Produced by World Medical Mission, a division of Samaritan’s Purse; a story segment on a physician from Alabama who volunteers two weeks a year at a hospital in Togo, West Africa, in obedience to Christ’s greatest commandment.

Live 58
Movement committed to ending extreme poverty by equipping and empowering the worldwide Church to live the True Fast of Isaiah 58. Be sure to watch a beautifully-crafted film (one of my favorites) about their work being done globally.

FreeSet Global
Phenomenal anti-trafficking organization founded by friends of mine in Kolkata, India. Watch a video about their work here.

Justice Ventures International
FreeSet partner organization that secures freedom, justice and restoration for the poor and oppressed. It seeks to do this by strengthening ventures that promote justice, such as leadership development, capital investments and fostering global partnerships.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
Resources, including classes taught all over the world (a must-do if considering missions!)

The Joshua Project
Comprehensive missions database on Unreached People Groups

Desiring God
Resources on missions, including a number of free e-books by John Piper

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