SBPRESS (SOUTHERN BAPTIST PRESS ARCHIVE) [revised 6/97]
Also refer to the Mail-based Services section of our guide.
Southern Baptist Convention: http://www.sbcnet.org/
SCRIPTURE UNION INTERNATIONAL [new 11/96]
Provided by the Scripture Union (UK), this newsletter provides information about activities of Scripture Union around the world. Information at the time of our survey included brief reports on SU activities in India and Rwanda.
Scripture Union (UK): http://www.scripture.org.uk/
SEND! (GOSPEL FOR ASIA) [new 5/97]
Bimonthly newsletter from Gospel for Asia in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, available from Gospel for Asia''s Electronic Publications web page. At the time of our survey the following topics are indexed: Open the Floodgates! Gospel for Asia pours 2,350 church planters into some of the most unreached areas of the 10/40 Window; We Can Reach Them: Gospel for Asia's bold new initiative will see churches planted among 100 unreached people groups by the year 2000; The Vital Link: Home Team Staff bridges the gap between workers on the field and supporters in the West; Growing by Generations: Saji M. John grandfathers several congregations; Reaping the Harvest: Gospel for Asia Reaches Five New People Groups; Camp Tenkasi: Training to Win the Battle; Freeing Them From Spirital Bondage; and, Believers' Churches Multiply Across Asia. Large files. Recommended.
Gospel for Asia: http://www.gfa.org/
SHORT-TERM MISSION TRIP REPORT [new 2/97]
This ministry, working in tandem with Mission Media Productions, tells the world about your mission trip and allows you to read about what others have experienced in the mission field. Great for trip planners! Constantly beingupdated. Places reported include Mexico, Thailand, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Russia, Zimbabwe, Honduras, Romania, Greece. A forms page is available to fill out.
Mission Media Productions: http://www.seidata.com/~mmpi/
Published by SIM. Articles in the issue surveyed include: Women in Missions; The Intrepid Women of SIM; A World of Oppression; Ethopia: Where Women Hold Up 'Half the Sky'; Throwing a Voice across Cultural Barriers; Light at the End of the Road; People Reaching People; World News...
SPEED THE NEED
Also see descriptive information in the Mail-based Services section of this guide.
Projects & Archive: http://netnet.net/~dhatch/speed/
SURVIVAL NEWSLETTER [new 7/96]
The official bimonthly publication of Survival Ministries, a missionary outreach begun by members of Calvary Chapel. Included in the sample we reviewed at the time of our survey are the following articles: From My Heart, by Executive Director Robert Probert; Mission: Manila; Mission Mexico; Special Announcement: Survival's 16th Mission Training School. Archived.
TAIWAN MISSION [new 5/96]
A forum for the exchange of ideas specifically related to the advancement of Christ's Church and Kingdom in Taiwan. Taiwan mission is published quarterly by the Taiwan Missionary Fellowship (TMF). Publication of the journal began in July 1991. It is managed by a volunteer editorial staff of five Taiwan missionaries and is produced through the desktop publishing facilities of the Taiwan Christian Service Center in Taichung. Featured on site isa list of articles in the most current issue of Taiwan Mission. Under construction is a complete index of articles that have appeared in back issues, which will contain links to selected articles that will be provided on line. Also included is a brief descriptive article of the Taiwan Missionary Fellowship. A sampling of articles produced in this magazine:Impacted by the Holy Spirit: A Missionary Pastor's Testimony, Impacted by the Holy Spirit: A National Pastor's Testimony, Charismatic Influence in Taiwan: A Pentecostal Perspective, Charismatic Influence in Taiwan: A Conservative Evangelical, Perspective, The Holy Spirit and Tongues: A National Pastor's Caution, Prayer Mountain: Galilee Mission Center, Chinese Christian Prayer Mountain, Toronto Blessing-Blessing or Curse?, and, Champions! Coming to a School Near You. Also available are links to network archives of interest to global Christians.
TASNEWS [new 10/96]
A publication of the Bible Society Tasmania, a chapter of the Bible Society in Australia, providing local information about the Society in Tasmania. Articles available at the time of our survey include: From the State Director; Annual General Meeting & Dinner; Our President - Elected Bishop of Rockhampton; Wilderness Walk - Easter '97; Bike For Bibles Programme; and, Annual reports.
THIRTY DAYS MUSLIM PRAYER FOCUS (30 DAYS MUSLIM PRAYER FOCUS) [new 4/97]
Provided on line by the Centre for Mission Direction (New Zealand), articles available at the time of our survey include: And It Happened That...; Origins of Prayer Call; God's Heart for the Muslim World; Ramadan -- The Holy Month; Prayer and Fasting; A Life Changing Experience; Participation; Prayer Resources; Children's Book; and Muslim Videos. Highly Recommended.
Centre for Mission Direction: http://www.cmd.org.nz/
THE TRADITIONAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH (TEC) [new 4/97]
Keeping traditional Episcopal values in a non-political, spirit-filled environment. "The Traditional Episcopal Church was established byclergymen and laymen seeking to serve God, keeping traditional episcopal faith and practices, in a non-political, spirit filled Christian environment. There is no political agenda. We are charged only to worship Him and be faithful." - from About the Traditional Episcopal Church. Information about the Traditional Episcopal Church, including TEC's origin, doctrine, purpose, adherence to apostolic succession, co-operation with others, sacraments, language and liturgy, organization, clergy and lay education, and the League of Traditional Episcopal Parishes (LIEP) is provided. A document, The Other Alternative, distinguishes eight differences between the Episcopal Church in the USA and the Continuing Anglican Movement. TEC also provides the home page for The Oblates of the Holy Spirit Religious Order. This section includes a FAQ, explains the meaning, Oblate, provides a brochure and offers an application form on line. The Oblates Online Newsletter is available as well. Another section is devoted to TEC Churches and Missions around the world, including missions in Colombia and India and TEC's Laud Hall Seminary. One can get more information by asking for the TEC information brochure. TEC's On-line newsletter is available on line, and reported elsewhere in this guide. Recommended.
UNITED INDIAN MAGAZINE [new 10/97]
This official publication of United Indian Missions is free by filling out the request form at the web site. UIM's field of outreach is the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
THE URBANA EXPERIENCE (URBANA LIVE) [new 5/97]
Included are very powerful conference sessions from the latest Urbana conference. Speakers include: George Verwer, Don Harrison, J. Christy Wilson, Steve Hayner, Jorge Atencia, Elizabeth Elliot, Rebecca Atallah, Mac Dier, Daniel Oh, Henry Koh, T.V. Thomas, Tokunboh Adeyemo, Robbie Castelman, Jacqueline Higgins, Paul Leary, and Alex Gee. Very highly recommended.
VISION FRONTLINE LETTER [new 4/96]
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ. Bilingual (Korean and English). A survey of articles includes: JAMA 96: Symphony of Prayers, by Yong W. Kang; There Is No Higher Calling, by Steve Douglass; Our Country and World's Cure, by Dr. Bill Bright; The Great Commission into Internet, by Yong Won Kang; Does Spiritual Maturity Depend on My Effort?, by Justin Suh; Our Work Is Always An On Going Process, by Jenny Park; The Heavenly Rewards..., by David Kim; and, A Pride Being GansaNim.
THE VOICE OF THE MARTYRS NEWSLETTER [revised 10/97]
Published by Voice of the Martyrs, a group founded by Richard Wurmbrand, a former prisoner of the Ceausescu regime in Romania, the newsletter provides information about persecution of the suffering Church around the world.
VOM Website: http://www.vom.org/
WEBLINE (OM INTERNATIONAL) [new 6/96]
Provided by Operation Mobilization WebLine includes tories of general interest from teams and offices within OM. Gathered by OMNI (OM News and Information) Director Tim Wright in Carlisle, England. Article included at the time of our survey include the following coverage areas/ titles: (India): Project Light Begins; and, A Cannibal Meets Christ. (France): J'AIME PARIS, 13-21 April. (Hungary): Short Stories From Hungary.
OM International Home Page: http://www.om.org/
WESLEYAN WORLD CURRENTS [new 12/96]
A Newsletter for Wesleyan Missionaries. A publication of Wesleyan World Missions. Articles included in the issue we surveyed include: Prayer Partners, by Don Bray; In the Flow, by Kerry Kind; Go-Net, by Scott Olson; Prayer Letter Sherriff; and, area reports from various locations around the world.
Wesleyan World Missions: http://www.iquest.net/wesleyan/wwm/
WESLEYANAPHONE [new 12/96]
The weekly praise and prayer line of Wesleyan World Missions. Included in the issue surveyed are concerns for: Germany, Indonesia, Croatia, and Sierra Leone.
WHO'S IN CHARGE? THE TRANSITION FROM MISSIONARY TO NATIONAL AUTHORITY [new 4/97]
An exhibit of the Billy Graham Center Archives, Wheaton College. Recommended.
Documents in the Spotlight Series, BGC Archives: http://www.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/dits.html
THE WORD AROUND US [revised 6/97]
A devotional provided by Bible Literature International. Will be made available shortly.
Bible Literature International: http://www.bli.org/
WORD POWER BROADCASTS (AUDIO FILES) [new 11/96]
Now you can enjoy Word Power broadcasts from The Bible League in RealAudio, provided by the Involved Christian Radio Network. RealAudio software is necessary, and provided from IRCN's main page, referenced below.
ICRN Main Page: http://www.icrn.com/
The Bible League: http://www.bibleleague.xc.org/bl_home.html
WORLD [new 6/97]
A top-notch broad-ranging weekly Christian magazine that we value highly for its accuracy and reliability, and for it's tenacious grip on its search for truth during these times. Incisive reports on current events including government and culural affairs. Missions. Articles that World has made available on line at the time of our survey include: Bailing Out of the Stealth Bible (and accompanying articles/ sidebars focusing on gender-neutral bibles that are being introduced by several major publishers today); Mailbag; From the Publisher; Publick Occurrences: The Week; Quotables; The Limits of Tolerance; Delay, Deny, Deceive; No Right Turn; Into the Mainstream. Culture Notes Film: Godzilla Revisited; Books: I'd Rather Be in Mitford; Beltway Books: Words and Deeds; Soul Food: Quantity Quality Time; and Remarkable Providences: Throw the Book at Us Please. Consistently good reporting. Great editorials. Highly recommended.
WORLD EVANGELIZATION [revised 4/97]
A commitment of the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization. A survey of a recent issue includes the following online articles: Media and Gospel, by Rev. Fergus Macdonald; Christian Communication:Remote Control or Incarnation? by Dr. Knud Jørgensen; Christian Broadcasters After Manila: How Close is the Cooperation? by Harold Goerzen; Every Russian news-boy: A messenger of the Gospel, by Waldemar Murjahn; TV Inter - Pentecostal TV Revolution in Norway, by Kaare Melhus; When Christians Lose Face, by Chuck Christensen; Young People at the Helm, by Rev. Tom Houston; TSWG´s role in the LCWE, by Dr. Tito Paredes; and, No Little People, by Rev. Tom Houston. Recommended.
Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization: http://www.lausanne.org/
WORLD GOSPEL MISSION LIFELINE [new 3/97]
A frequent newsletter detailing prayer concerns for people and countries associated with World Gospel Mission.
World Gospel Mission: http://www.wgm.org/
WORLD MISSION MAGAZINE [new 6/96]
This resource, which will be provided by the International Church of the Nazarene, is under development at the time of our survey.
WORLD MISSION VIDEO MAGAZINE [new 9/96]
The web page is a promotional for the World Mission Video Magazine, and worthy of note. World Mission Video Magazine a 60-minute video mailed to local churches in the USA and Canada each quarter. It is the most up-to-date report on how the Church of the Nazarene is involved in world evangelism, church planting, education, training, and compassionate ministries on every continent and in more than 100 nations. Contact information is provided at the web site.
WORLD OUTREACH UPDATE [new 3/97]
A quarterly news update published by Luthern Hour International Ministries. Articles included in the issue we reviewed at the time of our survey include: 21st Century Water Wars?; Singapore Censors Religious Web Sites; Heard a Good Eritrean Song Lately?; Lutheran Church Grows in Madagaskar; and, Volunteer Opportunities.
LHM Internatinal Ministries: http://www.lhmint.org/
WORLD VISION NEWS BRIEFS [new 5/96]
Provided at the WV site in Russia/ Belarus. Text is in English.
WORLD VISION PRESS RELEASES [new 5/96]
Articles available at the time of our survey include: Liberia fighting may prompt staff evacuation; and, Dean Hirsch Elected New President of World Vision International.
WORLDNET GRACE MINISTRIES NEWSLETTER [new 12/96]
A quarterly newsletter of WorldNet Grace Ministries. The newsletter will feature articles such as: Why Another New Ministry?; The Worldnet Ministry Model; Ernest Ehabe Joins Worldnet; What You Can Do; Who is Influencing Whom?; From Where Have the Students Come?; and, The Critical Window of Opportunity.
WorldNet Grace Ministries: http://village.ios.com/%7Ejtatum1/