Preparing people for mission

As intimidating as it may seem, God actually calls local churches to prepare people for mission. IMB Training equips churches with essential tools for raising up faithful cross-cultural workers. So much of missionary training is basic discipleship—loving and following Christ. IMB Training resources work with the discipleship efforts of local churches. Our materials and courses are practical, current, and culturally informed. We draw upon the experience and wisdom of practicing missionaries from around the world so that local churches can better fulfill God’s calling at home.

How We Train

The IMB has developed online training tools for churches.

A Message From Zane

We believe training is the key to biblical and faithful missionary service. In order to be disciple makers, we must be discipled. We look to Jesus’s example of discipleship: life-on-life formation that happens in community. This is why we move training out of the lecture hall into the real world.