NMI (Nazarene Missions International) resources

Boosting missions: Nazarene Missions International is the local-church-based global mobilization and promotional arm of the Church of the Nazarene. NMI is a grass-roots missions committee structure that summons church members to:

NMI is a mobilization organization. Though it promotes the global vision plan of the Church of the Nazarene, NMI does not administer Nazarene world evangelism efforts.

Mission statement

NMI exists to mobilize the church in mission through prayer, education, giving, and interactive experiences

The mission vision of Nazarene Missions International

To encourage the sending church and the missionary team . . .

"This site is such a valuable resource for me as the missions president of my church." — Janell W., Oregon

Mission education resources

Subscribe to the weekly emails from NMI Central: News, information, prayer requests, and stories

Mission trip resources

Giving to World Missions

Faith Promise event resources

Missionary biographies

Resources for missions councils or committees

Songs with global emphases

PowerPoint presentations

A rich variety of missions PowerPoint presentations is available. These can be viewed individually on the Internet or downloaded for your use in church services. Check them out!

Nazarene Missions Teams

The very first Nazarene Missions Team (formerly Work & Witness) event: "Miracles in Mexico." plus devotional thoughts on short-term missions teams

"What will it take for Nazarene Missions International to be effective from this point forward?"

Nina Gunter said we must:

  1. Re-visit the Biblical basis for our mission
  2. Reflect deeply on the nature and heart of God
  3. Re-examine God's purpose for the Church
  4. Discover God's purpose and will for us as individuals
  5. Re-evaluate our methods
  6. Consciously and purposefully involve the next generation
  7. Determine to be mission-minded and mission-hearted
   From a message to a missions conference in Ft. Worth, TX

Nina Gunter, former Global NMI Director, on "The greatest challenge facing the church"

Video: "Making disciples in all nations" (13 minutes)

    -- Howard Culbertson,

"Dr. Culberson's website with NMI resources has a wealth of information our local NMI president regularly uses." -- student course evaluation

Afterword: What's the Purpose of NMI?

Nazarene Missions International (NMI) is an organization within the Church of the Nazarene, a global evangelical Christian denomination. Its purpose is to mobilize support for the denomination's efforts in global missions work, NMI serves to educate and inspire members of the Church of the Nazarene regarding the church's evangelism, discipleship, and humanitarian aid activities worldwide.

Key purposes of Nazarene Missions International include:

Overall, Nazarene Missions International plays a vital role in advancing the mission of the Church of the Nazarene to make Christlike disciples in all nations. Through its efforts, NMI plays an important role in helping Christ-followers fulfill the Great Commission of their Lord and Savior (Matthew 28:19-20).

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