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.
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
Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life
by Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeill and Douglas Morrison
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself
by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
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.
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.
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
Resources on missions, including a number of free e-books by John Piper