International Bible Training Resources

for pastors in the developing world

For reading on-line and download

This downloadable collection of resources of various types has been prepared for pastors and leaders in the developing world where resources are both scarce or unaffordable. They have been divided up for printing on just a few pages or for reading on a tablet. They are being made available without charge. Those in wealthier parts of the world are encouraged to purchase them commercially or make a contribution to their production using the links provided. Some of these resource are accessed by links to other recommended websites.

To help you find what you need follow the menus which provide details of the content of each section.

Resources in English

Name/Link Description
The Bible Student50 guided studies on basic Bible teaching for personal or group study or for thematic teaching. Originally produced by Jo Church they were updated and expanded by Peter Sammons and others.
A booklet of 10 chapters by Bob Gordon designed to help those beginning their walk with Jesus
What the Bible Teaches on...
Booklets by Emmanuel Oladipo on Health and Healing, Tithes and Offerings and Prayer and Fasting.  A guide to searching the Scriptures to find out what they teach about these vital topics.
A growing collection of audio teaching for listening on-line or download. Speakers include Peter Horrobin (of Ellel Ministries), Michael Eaton and Bob Gordon. Some of these are links to external sites.
Every three or so weeks, Sovereign World Trust sends a teaching email letter to  regular subscribers and recipients of our mailings of books. This section contains back-issues. They are written for pastors and other Christian leaders and cover a variety of issues.
A varied collection of postings written by Sovereign World Trust's director Chris Moffett during the Covid season when he was the pastor of a small Baptist Church in Kent.  
A varied collection of postings. From time to time supporters and others point us to helpful articles so we'll be making them available here. The first are a piece on the Resurrection of Jesus by Fred Stainthorpe, a retired church leader and a short ebook on Romans 1-8 by Calvin Eaton.
A new section coming soon


Resources in other languages

Name/Link Description
The Bible Student in Swahili  50 guided studies on basic Bible teaching for personal or group study or for thematic teaching being translated into Swahili by John Madinda. Currently the first 11 are available.


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