Discipler Resources

Every International Videos: topics range from “Befriending Internationals to Understanding World Views”

Friends International Church Case Studies: stories of international students who have returned and were connected to local churches.

5 Thresholds to Postmodern Conversion: from the book “I Once was Lost: What Postmodern Skeptics Taught Us About Their Path to Jesus” by Don Everts and Doug Schaupp gives a great guide on understanding where your student is on their Jesus journey.

World Watch List 2022: Open Doors USA releases a list every year of the World’s most persecuted countries.

Book List

  • Home Again: Preparing International Students to Serve Christ in Their Home Countries: Nate Mirza
  • The 3-D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame and Fear Cultures: Jayson Georges
  • Heading Home with Jesus: Preparing Chinese Students to Follow Christ in China: Debbie Phillip
  • Seeking Allah Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity: Nabeel Qureshi

Helpful Communication Apps

  • We Chat (messaging common among Chinese students)
  • Whatsapp (messaging/calls internationally)
  • Line (messaging common among Asian students)

International Student Resources

Language Resources

Bible Studies

Book List

  • Storyteller’s Bible Study by Bill Perry
  • Seeking Allah Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi
  • The Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti
  • Supracultural Gospel by Mary Lou Codman-Wilson and Alex Zhou

U-Curve Transition: InterVarsity International Student Ministry unfolds the U-Curve process of transitioning to a different context.

Back Home – Daily Reflections on Re-Entry by Lisa Chinn: a great book to go through after graduation in the new context.

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