Resources


Reaching the Nations Among Us

Reaching the Nations Among Us is a bridge-building effort aimed at connecting American Christians with their neighbors from other countries. Filled with helpful reading and video materials, this website helps Christians build relationships with their international neighbors.

Operation World

Operation World is the definitive prayer guide to every nation. Operation World has collected data in a nice compact guide that will assist you in knowing more about other countries. Pick a country today and beginning learning more about the demographics, background, religions, and cultures to understands ways to pray for the world!

Joshua Project

Joshua Project is a research initiative seeking to highlight the ethnic people groups of the world with the fewest followers of Christ. Accurate, updated ethnic people group information is critical for understanding and completing the Great Commission. Joshua Project gathers, integrates and shares people group information to encourage pioneer church-planting movements among every ethnic group and to facilitate effective coordination of mission agency efforts.

Cultural Orientation Resource Center

The Cultural Orientation Resource Center provides technical assistance regarding new refugee groups and the orientation they receive either before their resettlement in the United States or after their arrival. Click for more information.

Final Command Ministries 

Final Command Ministries builds bridges – bridges between complimentary ministries – bridges between believers – bridges between needs and resources – and most importantly, bridges between the lost and God.

 

Partners


Refugee Empowerment Program

Refugee Empowerment Program addresses the needs and concerns of the refugee population of Memphis, TN through empowerment programs and community outreach. REP offers homework assistance, after-school tutoring, adult ESOL classes, leadership training, cultural acclimation seminars, advocacy services and other programs. World Relief refers clients to English classes at REP. For more information, see the REP Facebook page

Christ Community Health Services

Christ Community Health Services has focused on fulfilling the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of the poor, the uninsured and the homeless in Memphis since 1995. Through our strategically placed health care centers and outreach programs, we provide high-quality health care and other services to thousands of patients, caregivers, students, and families each year. Our goal is to go where the need is greatest to provide quality services in the name of Jesus Christ.  Christ Community provides health care to World Relief clients. For more information, visit the Christ Community Health Services website.

Service Over Self

Service Over Self exists to glorify God by proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed through urban home repair camps. Since 1998, SOS has specifically targeted one inner city neighborhood, Binghampton, for the purpose of fully investing in a particular community of need. The ministry and work of SOS has been greatly enhanced through partnerships with other organizations, community members, and families that have relocated to Binghampton for the purpose of ministry. Service Over Self has provided interns to World Relief through SOS Academy, a one year internship program, that trains and equips 19-26 year-olds to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with their God in an urban context. SOS has also been very generous in loaning their vans to World Relief in the past. For more information about Service Over Self, visit the SOS Website.

Binghampton Development Corporation

Binghampton Development Corporation is a community-oriented and faith-based entity, the Binghampton Development Corporation is working to be an instrument of God’s love to reach those in economic oppression after the loving example of his son, Jesus Christ. The BDC finds its mandate for outreach to the economically oppressed in the true fast outlined in Isaiah 58 and claims God’s promise as our enabling, sufficient power. For more information, visit the Binghampton Development Corporation website.

Be Free Revolution/Ekata Designs 

A jewelry making business that works to teach refugee women in Memphis, TN how to make beautiful jewelry, a small step to helping them become independent in their new life. The Ekata Collection officially merged with Be Free Revolution and can now be followed through their website. Be Free Revolution's mission is to help others help themselves full circle. Their work to relieve hunger, empower men and women, counsel the vulnerable and teach them tools for success.