ECO’s mission partners provide excellent resources to equip, inspire, and connect your congregation to mission.  Here are some additional resources which ECO congregations may find helpful as they grow in global mission engagement. 

Equip and Mobilize your Congregation

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Perspectives is a fifteen-week course designed around Biblical, Historical, Cultural and Strategic perspectives which highlight different aspects of God's global purpose.

The Chalmers Center Resources to equip churches to walk alongside people who are poor, breaking the spiritual, social, and material bonds of poverty.

Missio Nexus Missio Nexus engages people who serve within the Great Commission with ideas, events, and resources which propel the gospel around the world.

William Carey Library Publishes and distributes the best in current thinking on world mission. 

Right Now Media A customizable video Bible study library. A subscription provides streaming video resources to every person in your congregation. 

Mission Training International Mission Training International offers training to see cross-cultural messengers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ experience effectiveness, endurance and personal vitality. 

Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) With a core commitment to Christian witness, MBF strives for medical excellence by promoting health through the physical presence of medical mission co-workers, education, disease prevention, and curative care, for those in impoverished communities.

 

Conferences

Connecting Mission Leaders Conference Connect with other Presbyterian mission leaders at this annual event which seeks to encourage and equip the church for mission. Sponsored by the Outreach Foundation, Frontier Fellowship, and the Antioch Partners.

Urbana One of the largest student missions conferences in the world, Urbana is a catalytic event bringing together a diverse mix of college and graduate students, faculty, recent graduates, pastors, church and ministry leaders, missions organizations and schools.

New Wilmington Mission Conference NWMC is dedicated to helping believers discern their call to be a missionary. Families, youth groups, mission-minded individuals, pastors, lay people and missionaries all have a place at the New Wilmington Mission Conference.

Engaging with Muslims

Bridges Small Group Study  Bridges teaches how to use similar concepts in Christianity and Islam as a bridge to understanding and open hearts while providing useful next steps and stories that help you put the teaching into practice.

Encountering Islam Course EWI is designed to help believers connect relationally with the Muslim community and to respectfully explain our hope in Jesus Christ, while not repeating prideful errors of the past. Participants leave the class with a working knowledge of the Islamic faith, how to get involved in reaching out to Muslims, and how to explain their beliefs to Muslims.

30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World is a prayer resource for the month of Ramadan. The informational website and prayer booklet for purchase or download give a great introduction to different Muslim people groups and practices to be praying for, especially during the annual Ramadan fast.  

Short-term Mission

Planning a Mission Trip Webinar The Outreach Foundation’s staff and trustees share expert advice on short-term mission.

Short-Term Mission Trip Participant Journals Talk Points offers 7-10 day devotionals for preparation & reflection before, during, and after the trip.

The Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission SOE is an accrediting and resourcing body for those who send, receive, facilitate, and support short-term mission. 

Books

General Mission

Small Group Studies

Academic Mission

Short-Term Mission Materials

Cross-Cultural Preparation

Engaging Muslims

Evangelism and Outreach Materials