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Church Resources

The Church - the body of Christ - is where the mission of obedience to the Great Commission receives its support and personnel. When the body is strong, it can reach out. Below you'll find church resources to help your church fulfill the Great Commission, whether it be through Prayer, studies about your part in the mission, or videos to inspire. We recommend the movie The Distant Boat for every church - it takes a hard look at uniquely African challenges in doing missions, and is entertaining to watch. Find it below, as well as our very useful resources of note.

Featured Resource

You want to teach your kids about missions, but where do you start?  Queen Basupi, a missionary herself, is teaching her children how to pray for missions, and how to get involved.  Read her article.

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Resources

Children's ministry - don't miss your chance

Africa needs more church partnerships

Short-term missions that avoid long-term harm - 1

Short-term missions that avoid long-term harm - 2

How Mobilizers can Duplicate Themselves

CAPRO's Occupy magazine - their latest issue!

Why go? The biblical basis of missions.

GEMA misions handbook

Is God serious about missions?

What we mean by mission mobilization

Church Resources of Note

The Great Commission - for Africa too

In this moving sermon, Bishop Oscar Muriu challenges the African Church to take its place in the world. He says, "The Church has relocated South and it is booming. 75% of Protestant Christians are found in the Southern Hemisphere." We urge you to watch and be inspired!

The Distant Boat

The Distant Boat tells the fictional story of Max, a young urban Kenyan who has it all: a dream job, a best friend, and a girl he hopes to marry. In the midst of a crisis, Max has a radical encounter with a poor Muslim fisherman named Yusef. Max’s whole life and perspective is challenged when he realizes that Yusef and his people have no church and no Christian witness. After taking time off work to visit his family, Max shares with a wise old uncle his heart for Yusef’s people, and in the process, Max realizes that God may be calling him to be a missionary.