In anticipation of Jesus’ soon return, our purpose is to:
As your partners in cross-cultural service, our goal is to bring you continual learning and support opportunities.
The Institute of World Mission is the missionary training branch of the General Conference Secretariat. Through Mission Institutes, Reentry Retreats, online mission classes, and other types of training, we design learning paths to help you:
Missionaries and others interested in cross-cultural ministry must deal effectively with the challenges of adapting to and working in new cultures. Often this task can cause personal and family stress, which can result in physical, mental, relational and ministry challenges.
The Missionary Care team is specifically tasked to provide spiritual and psychological support to Adventist cross-cultural missionaries.
How to Begin
We invite you to explore the links below. Some pages will require you to have a membership account (see below). Each link is a gateway to a journey of growth in your cross-cultural ministry.
Best First Step
You can enter into a fruitful partnership with us by creating a FREE membership account on the IWM website. It will give us more opportunities for mutual learning, conversation and support.
Want to go deeper?
We present to you the IWM Featured Theme Pages.
Each page is a collection of all resources on this website—webinar sessions, blog posts, podcast episodes, courses and series—around a specific topic of interest.
Below is a quick sample. Slide to the left or to the right explore the featured topics.
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