Reach the World Next Door

Train for Missions by Doing Missions

ONLINE Training

You can be part of God's strategic mission to reach the world through refugees, immigrants, and international students.

Gather your family, your friends, and church members to gain effectiveness in cross-cultural missions through this 13-part course.

You will learn through small group materials, field assignments, and video presentations by Pastor Scott Griswold and many others who have had experience in ministry both overseas and locally.

Share these videos with your friends and show them at church to gather your group.

Register and get more information by writing Pastor Scott Griswold at 


This is a summary of what you will learn

Click here for a video summary of how to do this training

1. Befriending the Unreached Next Door

Activity: Make initial contacts and arrange for follow-up visits.

2. Enjoying and Navigating Cultural Diversity

Activity: Learn more about the cultures in new friendships and how to understand and respect differences.

3. Coming Close to the Heart of Refugees

Activity: Meet refugees and listen to their stories.

4. Tangibly Helping New Arrivals

Activity: Do something tangible to help someone of another culture.

5. Being a Spirit-Filled Disciple

Activity: Experience a retreat to draw closer to God.

6. Building Bridges to People of Other Religions

Activity: Visit a mosque, temple, or synagogue. Talk with people who are not Christians about their needs, values, and beliefs.

7. Sharing Life-Changing Stories and Experiences

Activity: Share testimonies and stories in a culturally-appropriate way with people who are not Christians and invite them to experience something new spiritually. Invite them to learn the main Bible stories.

8. Leading Up Step-by-Step

Activity: Share the gospel with your international friends. Know possible Bible studies for different religious backgrounds and help your international friends start studying.

9. Making Disciples Like Jesus

Activity: Write out the areas of Biblical truth and qualities of discipleship in which your new friends need to grow and begin or continue a plan to disciple them.

10. Partnering to Redeem the Culture

Activity: Discuss areas of your international friends’ cultures and your own culture in light of Bible principles to grow more like Jesus.

11. Building the International Body of Believers

Activity: Start a Discovery Bible group that includes non-Christians or support an ethnic church plant.

12. Effectively Managing Cross-Cultural Conflict

Activity: Practice and use skills for resolving conflict with others, especially with someone of another culture.

 13. Celebrating God’s Glory and Seeking for More

Activity: Promote this training and coach a core group of four or more to do what you did.


Previous Online Training Kit Login

Watch the original training kit online now. Simply register by contacting ASAP Ministries at 1-269-471-3026. Please consider making a donation to help with the costs of production. Tell ASAP to apply the gift to Reach the World Next Door

Watch the current videos online here.



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