Resources and Partners


Below are some resource that may be helpful as you consider how God may be leading you to welcome, evangelize, disciple, and commission international students near you.


International Friendship Families Training Manual (Download)
Learn how being a friend to an international student can open doors for the gospel. 

Ideas to Connect with Internationals (Download)
This resource outlines several ways you can cross paths with and serve international students.

International Student Ministry Handbook (Download)
This handbook walks through many considerations for leading and participating in an international ministry. 

Tips for a Successful International Ministry (Download)
Consider some steps you can take to be effective reaching out to international students. 

Guidelines for Reaching Muslim Students (Download)
Learn more about how to meet, engage with, and share the gospel with Muslim internationals. 

Great Commission Partners

Below are some great commission partners that have developed resources for international student ministry. These sites offer everything from training to activity ideas.

Every International |’s mission is to equip believers in Jesus to reach the nations through internationals. They offer training courses to help share the vision of international student ministry, provide outreach resources, and give tips on how to start and grow international ministries.

Arkansas Go2 International Student Ministry |
The Arkansas Baptists have an excellent page with resources for how to welcome, engage, disciple, and send international students on college campuses.

Association of Christians Ministering Among Internationals (ACMI) |
ACMI has a long history of not only resourcing international student ministry practitioners but encouraging them through events and a community portal. Learn more about them to see if an ACMI membership (for a small fee) would benefit you!

Reaching Internationals |
Check out resources including tips for engaging with specific cultures as well as ideas for activities that build community with international friends.