Essential Series

Go Prepared Essential Series

"The Essentials" is a 6 session set. Each session is approximately 30 minutes in length and is accompanied by a Team Leader's Guide. Click here torder the Go Prepared Essential Series! 

Session 1: Laying the Foundation

  • †Dr. Douglas McConnell - Provost and Senior Vice President, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Dr. Clarence Kinzer - Veteran Missionary, African Inland Mission
  • †Dr. Henry Dumas - Medical Doctor and Short-Term Missionary


Session 2: Spiritual Preparation

  • †Dr. Bill Bright - Founder and President, Campus Crusade for Christ International
  • †Howard and Bonnie Lisech - Authors of Missions-Oriented Devotionals
  • †Dave Hall - International Worship Leader


Session 3: Capturing the Team Spirit

  • †Dwight Bain - TV and Radio Talk Show Host; Life Coach


Session 4: Cross Cultural Training

  • †Dr. Duane Elmer - Aldeen Chair of International Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School


Sesson 5: Ministry Without Dependency

  • †Steve Saint - Founder of I-TEC, The Indigenous People’s Technology & Education Center
  • †Dr. Muriel Elmer - International Health and Education Consultant


Session 6: Re-Entry

  • †Lisa Espineli Chinn - Missionary and Cross-Cultural Trainer, InterVarsity