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Beyond Christendom: Globalization, African Migration and the Transformation of the West


Jehu Hanciles undertakes a rigorous study of migrating Africans and their effects on globalization.

Education Book

A Better Country: Embracing the Refugees in Our Midst


This study helps US Christians think theologically and practically about the global refugee...

Refugees Website

ACMI Global Networking Site


A website serving as a global network and catalyst for those who minister to and with international...

P3 N2 Students Website

ACMI-Link


Online platform for ISM connections, especially for int'l students and scholars in transition.

Students Website

Refugee Public Affiliate Directory 2015


2015 Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Office of Admissions Refugee...

N2 Refugees Partnership Document

Diaspora Missiology: When the Mission Field Comes to Us


A public lecture given at Laidlaw College by Dr. Terry Casino on diaspora missiology.

Education Video

UN International Organization on Migration


IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international...

Website

ACMI ISM Resource Center


International Student Ministry resources from Assoc. of Christians Ministering Among Internationals.

Students Website

What Drives Human Migration?


Hein de Haas (Univ. of Amsterdam Professor of Sociology) reflects on the reasons behind migration....

L3 P3 Mapping Website

The International Church for a Global World


An article about the growth of International Churches and their role in reaching diaspora peoples.

Acculturation Partnership Visioncasting Document Mission BY and BEYOND

Diaspora Missiology


From Enoch Wan and Michael Pocock comes their newest book in understanding diaspora...

Book Mission TO Mission THROUGH Mission BY and BEYOND Mission WITH

Global Diaspora Network


GDN equips & mobilizes the church for the missional opportunities presented by the global...

Website

Global Diasporas


Robin Cohen introduces the concept and contemporary diasporic condition in this second edition

Book

Global Diasporas and Mission


Chandler Im and Amos Young discuss the recent history and trends of the global diaspora and...

Book

Global Gates


Movement to make a “global impact through urban gateways” within the urban core of our major...

Website

How Africa is changing faith around the World


In this article from Trend Magazine (web-based publication from Pew) Philip Jenkins explores the faith...

Website

Immigrant Neighbors Among Us


Carroll & Sanchez offer intriguing perspectives on immigration according to theological...

Book

In Through the Back Door: Reaching the Majority World in North America


JD Payne reflects on reaching majority world diaspora peoples in North America.

Document

International Media Services


Media resources in vernacular and/or minority languages in a culturally appropriate form.

Website

Reaching International Students


Lisa Chinn provides an overview and introduction to reaching international students.

Video

Rapid Rise of Global Migration


In this article from Trend Magazine (online publication of Pew), Michael Dimock seeks to identify major...

Website

Political Spiritualities: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria


The rapid growth and expansion of the pentecostal movement in Nigeria is explored by Ruth Marshall.

Book

NextMove Overview


John Baxter explains NextMove's goal to help mission agencies create solutions for diaspora...

Video

New Neighbour Bible


Information and links to Bible resources in the languages of the people arriving in our countries.

Website

Near Frontiers


Partners with different churches to stimulate intercultural unity & gospel transformation.

Website

Mission of God


6 part podcast series developed by Devon Griffin centred on exploring God's heart for people...

Podcast

Mission and the Palestinian Diaspora


Andrew Bush discusses how the least can learn from the least when working in the Middle East. Missions...

Mobilization Document Mission TO Mission THROUGH

Mission America Coalition


The Mission America Coalition is a network of Christian leaders who are here to mobilize the...

Website

Ministry and the Law


In this article from EFCA Today's website, Bill Kynes addresses the issue of immigration in relation to...

Website

Migration Policy Institute


Nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide.

Website

Migration is Not a Problem to be Solved; It’s a Reality to be Managed


This article from the United Nations Regional Information Centre website reflects on the present realities...

Website

Migration and Mission


Dr. Daniel Carroll from Colorado Christian University presents Biblical foundations on new...

Document

Let's Keep Collaborating: A Report on Ethnê in India


The Global Community of Mission Information Workers' recent bulletin on work amongst ethne in...

Document

Lausanne' Global Diaspora Forum 2015 - Debrief


In this article on The Lausanne Movement's website, Dr. Sadiri Joy Tira shares his insight and experience...

Website

Lausanne Global Classroom: Diaspora


A 10-part video series on diaspora, produced by the Lausanne Movement's Global Classroom.

Video

Korean Diaspora and Mission


Wonsuk Ma and Hun Kim elaborate on the "Missio Dei" in relations to Korean missions in diaspora.

Book

International Students: A Strategic Component of Diaspora Missions and the Great Commission


Leiton Chinn describes the strategic role of international students in the Great Commission.

Document

International Students Inc. Website


A ministry training Americans to meet international students' needs and to share Christ's...

Website

Reaching Internationals


Resources for gospel movements among Japanese, ME, South Asian, and Chinese international students.

Website

Reaching the Nations Among Us


A coalition of ministries and individuals committed to reaching the nations among us in the USA.

Website

The Seoul Declaration on Diaspora Missiology


The Lausanne Movement's Declaration on Diaspora Missiology from their 2009 Gathering in Seoul.

Education Document

The Peoples Next Door


This website offers tools and resources to discover and engage UPG peoples in your community in a friendly...

Website

The Next Christendom


A revised study by Philip Jenkins on the coming of global Christianity.

Book

The Global Church Project


A website with resources and consulting to connect the local church with with global church.

Website

The Future of World Religions


Pew-Templeton have undertaken a creative world religions work - the Global Religious Futures...

Website

The Future Church: How Ten Trends are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church


John Allen Jr. recounts the ten trends that are changing Catholism in these modern times.

Book

The Association of Christians Ministering among Internationals (ACMI)


The ACMI serves those who are active in ministry among international students and scholars.

Website

The African Christian Diaspora


Afe Adogame discusses the emerging trends and currents surrounding the African diaspora in the...

Book

Strangers Next Door


J.D. Payne introduces the discussion of immigration, migration & missions in the context of...

Book

Social Media Ministry Made Easy


Mobile Ministry Forum shares this easy approach to social media ministry.

Training Document

Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis


3 World Relief staff members offer this work on the global refugee crisis.

Book

Scattered to Gather: Embracing the Global Trend of Diaspora


The Lausanne Team comes together to tackle the issue of the diaspora movement.

Book

RJC Network


Reaching Japanese for Christ is a diaspora ministry closely associated with Converge Worldwide

Website

Refugees in the Bible Ebook


This free ebook retells 6 biblical refugee stories then offers parallel contemporary stories.

Book

Reflecting God's Glory Together


Scott Moreau and Beth Snodderly, President of WCIU, discuss the far-reaching effects of the...

Book

REACT Services


REACT Services assists organizations, businesses, and churches in collaboration with refugees

Website

Working with Immigrant-Origin Clients


In light of the recent immigration issues,this report addresses how we can work with immigrants.

P3 Training Acculturation Document

Understanding and Embracing Intercultural Unity


The Ethnic America Network (EAN) outlines their position on intercultural unity in this paper.

O1 Acculturation Document

Towards Contextualization from Within: Some Tools and Culture Themes


Dr. Melba Padilla Maggay develops a theology of contextualization and then applies this process of...

Document

Towards a Prophetic Response to Global Financial Idolatry


Paul Tyson presents his paper on Global financial idolatry in the context of diaspora and its...

Document

thenations.us


Become a "welcomer" for the unreached people groups who have moved to the US.

Website

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down


The story of a Hmong child, her two doctors & the collision of two cultures written by Anne...

Book

Why People Move: A Prolegomenon to Diaspora Missiology


Terry Casino writes an essential and succinct yet sweeping overview of diaspora missiology. After...

Education Research Visioncasting Document

Western Agency, Meet the Diaspora


Dr. John Baxter's interview with IJFM about Western missions agencies' role in diaspora missions.

L1 L2 O1 O2 Visioncasting Document

Tradecraft: For the Church on Mission


This book describes how to utilize the tools of missional living to live missionally at home.

P3 Training Book Mission TO

The New People Next Door


The Lausanne Team tackles the scope and breadth of diaspora missiology in this broad introduction....

L3 Training Education Partnership Visioncasting Mobilization Document Mission TO Mission THROUGH

The Mission Field Coming to Our Campuses


In this article from the Lausanne Movement's website, ISM expert Leiton Chinn on the relevance of...

Students Visioncasting Returnees Document Mission TO Mission THROUGH

South Asian Christian Diaspora


Jacobsen & Raj discuss the implications of the South Asian Diaspora in a Christian context.

Acculturation Document Mission THROUGH Mission BY and BEYOND

Mission By and Beyond the Diaspora


In this journal article, Rev. Stan Downes argues that there is great potential in mission by and...

L2 Education Visioncasting Document Mission BY and BEYOND

Omega Challenge


A system designed to assist churches, sending agencies, and local practitioner

communities in...

Document Website

Diaspora Ministry in Acts


Dr. Larry Caldwell shares his thoughts on the Apostle Paul's teaching and how it can guide us today.

Education Document

Capetown Commitment Diaspora Bibliography


Diaspora-related bibliographic resources for the Capetown Commitment.

L1 Education Document

Crossing the Divide: A Case Study of a Western Mission Agency’s Encounter with Diaspora Missions


John Baxter shares principles learned as a US-based agency sends an immigrant family into missions.

P1 O1 Education Document

Diaspora Peoples From Their Perspective


Paul Dzubinski of EMRG explains ways diaspora peoples see themselves, and who may best reach them.

P3 Acculturation Document

Ending Statelessness


This article from the UNHCR website addresses what is to be done when people on the move are denied...

Refugees Website

Ethnographic Research in Diaspora


Dr. Larry Stucky uses San Francisco as a target area to show how research helps reach diaspora

GCS GDI ADI GCI Document

Fruitful Practices in Ministry to the North American Muslim Diaspora


The results of a Fruitful Practice Research study in ministry to Muslims in North America

Training Document N.America

Immigrants in the USA


The U.S. is undergoing dramatic demographic shifts. How will the US church respond?

Document

3 Models of Acculturation


Dr. David Dunaetz explains 3 models of how members of a culture are influenced by those of...

P3 Training Acculturation Education ACI Document

Implications on the Meaning of Ethne


Using exegetical insight into the original meaning of "ethne", Jim Haney & Luis Bush focus on...

L2 Document

Digital Theology: Practicing Local Theology in an Age of Global Technology


Rei Lemuel Crizaldo explains how to use digital technology to incorporate theology practically.

P3 Document

Evangelical Immigration Table


The Evangelical Immigration Table is a broad coalition of evangelical organizations and leaders advocating...

L3 Website

Wrinkling Time in the Missionary Task


A Theological Review of Church Planting Movements Methodology. In this essay, Dr. Massy critiques the CPM...

Research Document

A Course Correction in Missions: Rethinking the Two-Percent Threshold


In this journal article, Robin Hadaway reviews the history of how missiologigists have tracked unreached...

Mapping Document