DATELINES [new 4/96]
ICI University of the Assemblies of God Church, Irving, Texas, USA. Datelines is a forum for testimonies and stories of what God is doing through ICI University around our world. It was first published in 1968. Articles surveyed in this excellent (now graphics enhansed) magazine include: A Coke, A Cassette & Christ, by Diane Peters; Update: ICI Materials in Guarani (Paraguan), by Diane Peters; Finding Freedom on the Inside, by various contributors; Around a Big Tree and a Little Chalkboard, by Chuck Wilson; Breaking the Barriers of Babel: Evangelism in Cyberspace, by ICI; From the Water Closet to the World Wide Web: ICI University's Center for Global E-vangelism, by ICI; Global Updates, by various contributors; ...In the Right Place at the Right Time: ICI Timothys in Action, by ICI; Faithful... in Memory of Ellen Marie McCormick 1922-1995, by ICI. Recommended.
DECISION MAGAZINE [new 12/96]
The monthly magazine of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. The web site provides highlights from the current issue of Decision Magazine, information on the purpose and history of the magazine, and subscription information for the paper copy.
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association: http://www.graham-assn.org/bgea/bgeacurr/currlet.htm
DISASTERGRAM (LCMS WORLD RELIEF) [new 3/97]
A frequent newsletter of LCMS World Relief Disastergram offers the latest information on disaster response efforts. Articles available on the LCMS World Relief web pages at the time of our survey include: Arkansas Tornados -- Ohio River Flooding (3/3/97); Emergency Aid Sent to North Korea (2/97); Christians Rebuild After Attack in Pakistan (2/97); Snowstorm Causes Isolation (1/97); Western States Flooding (1/97).
LCMS World Relief: http://www.lcmsois.org/bhcm/wr/wrfront.html
EAST ASIA'S MILLIONS [revised 10/96]
A four-star quarterly missions magazine that reports on news and mission involvement within OMF's broad outreach. Articles that OMF has made available at the time of our survey include: Living on the Beach (Philippines); From Death to Life (Northern Thailand); Bakar's Kleenex (cross-cultural communications); Vowel, Vistas and Villa! (Cambodia); Farm Boy Witness (Hong Kong); The Neighbor (Philippines); The Rhinoceros Beetle Hunt (Japan); Sometimes it Would be Easier to Quit (Philippines). Highly Recommended.
THE EDGE ON-LINE [new 5/96]
A ministry of Frontier Missions, CBInternational. Articles available at the time of our survey include: Frontier Task Force Takes First Steps; The Somali of Somalia; From the Front; and, Windows of Opportunity.
THE ENCOURAGEMENT LETTER [new 11/96]
The Encouragement Letter is known throughout the world as a monthly page of Biblical and practical encouragement from the Executive Director of Barnabas International, Dr. Lareau Lindquist. The Encourgement Letter is archived, available by selecting the next issue/ previous issue links from each respective issue. Highly recommended.
Estimulo (Spanish): http://www.barnabas.org/estimulo.htm
Barnabas International: http://www.barnabas.org/
ESTIMULO [new 11/96]
The Spanish edition of The Encouragement Letter, known throughout the world as a monthly page of Biblical and practical encouragement from the Executive Director of Barnabas International, Dr. Lareau Lindquist. Estimulo is archived, available by selecting the next issue/ previous issue links from each respective issue. Highly recommended.
Encouragement (English): http://www.barnabas.org/eletter.htm
Bernabé Internacional: http://www.barnabas.org/
ETHNOLOGUE [revised 2/97]
Languages of the World. Compiled by Barbara Grimes, Richard. S. Pittman and Joseph Grimes, and presently in its 13th edition (1996), the online version provides a Country Index, Bibliography, Abbreviation table, and sections on Languages of Special Interest, Geographic Distribution of Living Languages, Questionnaires, Language Name Index, and Language Family Index. SIL has also provided an online search utility. Copies may also be ordered from the Summer Institute of Linguistics.
SIL Homepage: http://www.sil.org/
EYE ON THE MIDDLE EAST SOUND BYTES [new 9/96]
Provided by the Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry founded by Elwood McQuain, the files provided are 2 minute sound bytes in RealAudio format. RealAudio may be downloaded from an adjoining link.
Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry: http://www.foigm.org/
FEBC RUSSIAN MINISTRIES UPDATE: CHRIST TO RUSSIA BY RADIO [new 6/96]
From the Russian Ministries of the Far Eastern Broadcasting Company. The sample surveyed includes: Christian Radio Counselling: Is it Needed in Russia?, by Rudi Wiens; Siberia: God is on the Move Through FEBC Radio, by Evgeny Sarapulov; Letters From Listeners; News From the Field; We Need Your Help!; and, Ongoing Projects.
FEBC SKY WAVES [new 6/96]
The Far Eastern Broadcasting Company China quarterly magazines that keep readers on the pulses of FEBC Chinese Ministries. They include articles, news, announcements, and letters from the listeners. Articles from the sample surveyed include: With the Help of Our God, by Rev. John B. Lin; Their Voice Goes Out Into All the Earth, by Florence Lin; A Burden for Mission Work, by Judy Lei; From a Volunteer to a Staff Member, by Anita Lai; Pray for the Lord's Church in Yunnan; Found Oasis in a Desert; It is Part of My Life.
FIELD REPORTS (SOMA) [new 11/96]
Current international information published by SOMA, a Christian mission agency in the Anglican Communion. Provided in the issue available at the time of our survey are reports on Equador, Honduras, SAMS, and, Rwanda.
FLIGHTWATCH [new 6/96]
Available from the Mission Aviation Fellowship's main web page. (See the MAF Publications section.) FlightWatch includes updates on the worldwide ministry of Mission Aviation Fellowship. Provided on site are excerpts from FlightWatch, and information on how to get a free subscription to the paper copy.
FMB HEADLINES [new 4/96]
Published by the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, here is a sampling of articles found at the time of our survey: New generation changes face of foreign missions; 'Experiencing God' to air in Russian; FMB's Robert O'Brien plans early retirement; Brazilian youth disarmed in Baptist gun trading; Lottie Moon forecast shows third straight record year 367 new churches prove 'Last Frontier' reachable; Prayers, God's strength sustain, missionary says; Missionary killed in Peru plane crash; Southern Baptist professor accepts Europe position; Response up in Middle East, North Africa, workers report 300 volunteers sought for project in Sweden; Post-Communist Bulgaria denies evangelicals religious freedom; Reports from Southern Baptist representatives around the world.
FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL REPORT [new 5/97]
Food for the Hungry International has placed their current Annual Report on line for viewing. Information in the Annual Report for report available at the time of our survey includes: Purpose, Goal, Models of Ministry, 1996 Key Results (including Budget, Sustainable Development, Relief and Disaster Response), Staffing, Education and Training, Key Objectives for 1997, Program Highlights (indexed by link in country order), and the 1996 Board of Directors.
Food for the Hungry International: http://www.fh.org/
Gopher Connection: gopher://gopher.fh.org/
aFTP Connection: ftp://ftp.fh.org/
FRONTLINE NEWS [new 7/96]
A monthly ministry of Commission, Inc., a ministry founded by missionary and evangelist Bill Burkett. News features Bill Burkett's ministry and centers on East and West Europe, Russia, Brazil, Africa, India, South America. Not archived.
Bill Burkett Web Site: http://www.goshen.net/amen/
GEM STATE OF PERSECUTION BULLETIN [new 5/97]
A frequent publication from the Global Evangelization Movement, edited by Justin D. Long. Articles in the sample we reviewed at the time of our include Praise (Iran, Romania, Equador, Pakistan, Turkey); New Martyrs (Zaire, Egypt, Iraq); Government Persecution (Israel, India, Macedonia, Nigeria, Malaysia, Turkey, Colombia, Pakistan); and a Guide to Action on Israeli Anti-Missionary Bill. Highly recommended.
Global Evangelization Movement: http://www.gem-werc.org/
THE GLOBAL GLIMPSE [new 3/96]
is a weekly news bite from Caleb Project focused on mission issues. Also see the mail based services section in this guide for subscription information.
GLOBAL LINKS (LUTHERAN CHURCH - MISSOURI SYNOD) [new 3/97]
The Global Links bulletin inserts provides information telling how your congregation is involved with God's Mission! Go -- steps toward going as a missionary. Available from the LCMS World Mission index, Global Links is under development at the time of our survey.
Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod: http://www.lcms.org/
GMI INFO [new 2/97]
A Global Mapping International Newsletter. GMI's semi-annual newsletter is available from the "About GMI" section at GMI's web site. The issue reviewed at the time of our survey includes the following articles: Mission Research on the Information SuperHighway; Introducing the GMI Training Division; From the President; Training Conferences; GMI now has a Home Page; Faces at GMI; and, New from GMI -- African Proverbs CD. Articles from back issues of GMI Info are available through hypertext links from the current issue. Recommended.
GOD AT WORK [revised 5/97]
A department of LightSource Online. Articles from the issue surveyed include: Living in the Power of Vision (Open Doors, USA), Hong Kong Christian Finds Her Future in China (Open Doors With Brother Andrew), Former Drug Addict Makes Holidays Special for the Homeless (Atlantic City Rescue Mission), Class Is Back in Session for Homeless Children (Atlantic City Rescue Mission), 'Arrogant' Mom Changes Life Finds New Faith at the Mission (Atlantic City Rescue Mission), Healing in the Aftermath of the Bosnian War (MAP International), The Amazing Story of Modern-Day Saul (Open Doors With Brother Andrew), Profiles of Faith in the Southern Philippines (Compass Direct), and From Fasting to Forgiveness in a Village Near Jerusalem (Compass Direct). Highly Recommended.
LightSource Online: http://www.lightsource.net/
THE GOOD REPORT [new 3/96]
Quarterly newsletter to financial and prayer pertners of the Caleb Project in missions.
GOSPEL FOR ASIA: REPORTS [new 5/97]
From Gospel for Asia, the Reports series provides current news and concerns. Reported from various geographical areas. The Reports are archived on site.
Gospel for Asia: http://www.gfa.org/
HARVEST (LUTHERAN CHURCH MISSOURI SYNOD) [new 3/97]
The quarterly newsletter of the Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod. The issue we reviewed at the time of our survey includes the following articles: 'Babushkas' Kept the Faith Alive in Russia; "The Stench of Hell in My Own Nostrils"; Church Planting Through Leadership Formation; Christ Has Indeed Been Raised -- Our Faith is Not Futile;, and, "There Was a Widow Who Kept Coming". Archived on line.
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod: http://www.lcms.org/
HEADLINES (NEW TRIBES MISSIONS) [new 9/96]
Included are official releases relating to New Tribes Missions (NTM).
NTM Home Page: http://ntm.org/headline.html
HEARTLINES (FEBC CHINESE MINISTRY) [new 6/96]
From Far Eastern Broadcasting Chinese Ministries, Heartlines includes personal letters from the Director of Chinese Ministries to the FEBC PROs and Co-REAPers.
EL HOGAR NEWSLETTER [new 10/96]
On line find the brief version. Readers can also get the full version by paper and that information is provided on these web pages. El Hogar is a ministry for abandoned and destitute boys in Honduras. Included in the edition that is available at the time of our survey are: A message from the Director; What Does It Take?; and, It Takes Teams.
El Hogar: http://www.episcopalian.org/elhogar/
THE HOME SCHOOLER [new 6/97]
A Biblical Light On Education - With Special Emphasis on Home Schooling. A publishing ministry of The Linden Baptist Church (Linden, Indiana, USA), The Biblical Examiner, Pastor Ovid Need Jr. The newsletter is distributed with The Biblical Examiner. The following articles are made available on line at the time of our survey:Scope and Sequence; Spiritual Olympics - Olympic Christians; Mathematics - What Do Our Children Need?; Mathematics - What Do Our Children Need? - Part II; Dr. Cates' Itinerary; Twelve Teaching Guidelines for Basic Linguistic Skills; Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading; Bring the Cow into the Classroom; Mathematics - What Do Our Children Need?; John Dewey and the Russians!
The Biblical Examiner: http://www.tctc.com/~tbe/
IBNET NEWS NOTES [new 6/96]
A news ministry of IBNet, the Independent Baptist Network. Provided is current information, including anouncements, conferences, deaths, Fellowship Hall, and prayer requests. Applicable information of interest may be mailed to IBNet from the mailing link provided on their web page.
IMM NETCASTER NEWS [new 4/96]
International Media Ministries' newsletter. IMM is geared to assist in the development of broadcasting and media services. The newsletter provides update information about IMM's involvement to meet these needs.
IMPACT MAGAZINE [new 5/96]
A ministry of the international missions organization, CBInternational. A survey of articles on line yielded the following results: A Word From the Executive Director; The Intercultural Urban Internship; Cementing the Foundation; Kindling the African Flame; Introducing: CBInternational's Board of Directors; World Scene; and, Holiday Giving and Charitable Giving.
IMPACT NEWS AND VIEWS ON-LINE [new 4/96]
Newsletter of YWAM's Impact King's Kids program, and available from the Impact King's Kids home page. Want to learn something about missions from young folk? Read it!