EMI Resource Library

EMI Tech Articles

Design Resources

Corbett & Fikkert, When Helping Hurts
EMI Civil & Environmental Preliminary Design Guide
EMI Electrical Design Guide
EMI Electrical Design Guide Reference Docs and Dwgs
EMI Electrical Equipment Resources
EMI Electrical Training Resources
HVAC Pipe Sizer Plus
Ozolins, Sustainability & Scarcity
Reducing Risk of Disaster in Our Communities
Sketchup
UN Cluster Approach
USACE Structural Collapse Training
van Lengen, The Barefoot Architect

"Going Deeper" Discipleship Resources

1. EMI Discipleship Design Guide
Alpha International, The Prayer Course
Brand, He Satisfies My Soul
Chester, Good News to the Poor
Corbett & Fikkert, When Helping Hurts
Foster, Celebration of Discipline
Georges, HonorShame Videos
Hybels, Simplemente acércate a ellos
Jethani, With
Laussane Global Classroom
Lucado, Facing Your Giants
Nouwen, The Return of the Prodigal Son
Operation World
Packer, Concise Theology
Piper, Desiring God
Rath, StrengthsFinder 2.0
Roberts, God's Big Picture
Scripture Union, Encounter with God
Warren, The Purpose Driven Life
Yancey, The Jesus I Never Knew

Other Resources

EMI Corporate Partnerships (USA) brochure
EMI General Brochure
EMI General Brochure (French)
EMI General Brochure (Spanish)
EMI logo lockups
EMI logo lockups (French)
EMI logo lockups (Spanish)
EMI Network Brochure
EMI Network Brochure (Spanish)
EMI Newsletters
EMI Photo Galleries
EMI Powerpoint template
EMI Prayer Calendar
Inside EMI magazines

1. EMI Discipleship Design Guide

View and download the EMI Discipleship Design Guide, Revised 1st Edition, 2018, Engineering Ministries International.

  • Discipleship
Updated Dec 4, 2018.

Alpha International, The Prayer Course

EMI Nicaragua recommends The Prayer Course, six interactive sessions for small groups based on The Lord's Prayer, published by Alpha International.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Brand, He Satisfies My Soul

EMI MENA recommends He Satisfies My Soul: A Celebration of God's Creative Gifts for Body, Mind, and Spirit, by Dr. Paul Brand, Discovery House, 2008.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Byakutaaga, Tips on Ugandan Culture

EMI Uganda recommends Tips on Ugandan Culture: A Visitor's Guide, by Shirley Cathy Byakutaaga, Fountain Publishers, 2006.

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Chester, Good News to the Poor

EMI India recommends Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel, by Tim Chester, Crossway, 2013.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Corbett & Fikkert, When Helping Hurts

EMI strongly recommends When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor... and Yourself, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, Moody Publishers, 2014.

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Crossing Cultures
  • Disaster Response
  • Discipleship
  • Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Trip Support
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Culture Map - What's Your Cultural Profile

Based on the book The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business (PublicAffairs, 2014) by Erin Meyer, this short quiz provides a brief insight into your cultural tendencies in business interactions. 

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Feb 12, 2019.

Culture Smart! Guides

EMI recommends the Culture Smart! series of guides published by Kuperard.

  • Crossing Cultures
  • Trip Support
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

EMI Civil & Environmental Preliminary Design Guide

Download the EMI Civil & Environmental Preliminary Design Guide, EMI, 2013. This design guide is a support for typical CE & ENVE field investigations during EMI project trips.

  • Engineering
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

EMI Corporate Partnerships (USA) brochure

Download the EMI corporate partnerships (USA) brochure. To request print copies of this brochure, write to publications@emiworld.org.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated May 2, 2019.

EMI Electrical Design Guide

Download the EMI Electrical Design Guide, EMI, 2016. This design guide is a support for typical EE field investigations during EMI project trips.

  • Engineering
Updated Dec 7, 2018.

EMI Electrical Design Guide Reference Docs and Dwgs

These are the original documents and drawings that are referenced in the EMI Electrical Design Guide

  • Engineering
Updated Mar 5, 2019.

EMI Electrical Equipment Resources

This contains the software and manuals for the electrical equipment available to EMI volunteers going on trips.

  • Engineering
Updated Mar 5, 2019.

EMI Electrical Training Resources

These are powerpoints that have been used to train volunteers on the Electrical resources available to them for their project trips.  The trainings are on the EMI Design Guide, Solar Power, EMI Electrical Equipment, and EMI Design/Build Strategies.

  • Engineering
  • Trip Support
Updated Feb 1, 2019.

EMI Expense Reimbursement Form

Download the EMI Expense Reimbursement Form to submit for applicable reimbursement of applicable volunteer trip expenses.

  • Trip Support
Updated Apr 15, 2019.

EMI Fundraising Response Card (USA)

Raising financial support in the USA? Include this EMI response card with your donation appeal. This card can be filled in printed form or digitally and returned to EMI. Published by EMI USA, 2017.

  • Trip Support
Updated Mar 22, 2019.

EMI General Brochure

Download the EMI general brochure. To request print copies of this brochure, write to publications@emiworld.org.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 27, 2018.

EMI General Brochure (French)

Download the French version of the EMI general brochure.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 27, 2018.

EMI General Brochure (Spanish)

Download the Spanish version of the EMI general brochure.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Sep 13, 2019.

EMI logo lockups

Download the general EMI logo lockups.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 27, 2018.

EMI logo lockups (French)

Download the French version of the general EMI logo lockups.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Dec 3, 2018.

EMI logo lockups (Spanish)

Download the Spanish version of the general EMI logo lockups.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Jan 22, 2019.

EMI Network Brochure

Download the EMI network (Give/Go/Pray) brochure. To request print copies of this brochure, write to publications@emiworld.org.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated May 2, 2019.

EMI Network Brochure (Spanish)

Download the Spanish version of the EMI network (Give/Go/Pray) brochure.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Sep 13, 2019.

EMI Newsletters

Browse recent EMI Newsletters

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

EMI on Facebook

Follow EMI on Facebook.

  • Apps
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

EMI on Instagram

Follow EMI on Instagram.

  • Apps
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

EMI on LinkedIn

View EMI's company page on LinkedIn.

  • Apps
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

EMI Photo Galleries

View recent EMI photo contest galleries and submit your own photo of your experience with EMI.

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 28, 2018.

EMI Powerpoint template

Download the EMI Powerpoint template, EMI, 2018, to create a custom presentation about your experience with EMI.

  • Promo & Brochures
  • Trip Support
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

EMI Prayer Calendar

Subscribe to recieve the monthly EMI Prayer Calendar. Created to enable informed and specific prayer, the calendar contains a daily item selected from the prayer requests circulated internally between EMI's teams. 

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 28, 2018.

EMI Trip Guide (2010)

Browse the EMI Trip Guide as you prepare for your project trip with EMI. The trip guide provides a brief orientation and advice on volunteering with an EMI project team. Published in 2010, EMI USA.

  • Trip Support
Updated Nov 28, 2018.

EMI Trip Guide - India (2016)

Browse the EMI India Trip Guide as you prepare for your project trip with EMI India. The trip guide provides a brief orientation and advice on volunteering with an EMI India project team. Published in 2016, EMI India.

  • Trip Support
Updated Mar 5, 2019.

EMI YouTube Channel

Go to EMI's channel on YouTube.

  • Apps
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Foster, Celebration of Discipline

EMI Nicaragua recommends Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, by Richard J. Foster, HarperOne, 2018.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Georges, HonorShame Videos

EMI India recommends Honor-Shame videos published at HonorShame.com, by Jayson Georges.

  • Crossing Cultures
  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

HVAC Pipe Sizer Plus

EMI recommends the HVAC Pipe Sizer Plus app published by Carmel Software Corporation.

  • Apps
  • Engineering
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Hybels, Simplemente acércate a ellos

EMI Nicaragua recommends Simplemente acércate a ellos: Pasos sencillos para guiar a las personas hacia la fe, by Bill Hybels, Vida, 2007.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Inside EMI magazines

View digital versions of Inside EMI magazines published by Engineering Ministries International

  • Promo & Brochures
Updated Nov 28, 2018.

Jethani, With

EMI recommends With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God, by Skye Jethani, Thomas Nelson, 2011.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Lanier, Foreign to Familiar

EMI recommends Foreign to Familiar, by Sarah Lanier, McDougal, 2004, as a resource for cross-cultural assignments.

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Laussane Global Classroom

Video based mini-courses about missional topics including; diaspora, wealth creation, ministry fundraising, etc.

  • Discipleship
Updated Feb 11, 2019.

Lucado, Facing Your Giants

EMI India recommends Facing Your Giants: God Still Does the Impossible, by Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson, 2013.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Nouwen, The Return of the Prodigal Son

EMI recommends The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming, by Henri J.M. Nouwen, Deckle Edge, 1994.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Operation World

Get Operation World resources such as the prayer app and more.

  • Apps
  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Ozolins, Sustainability & Scarcity

EMI recommends Sustainability & Scarcity: A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries, by Peter Ozolins, Routledge, 2014.

  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Engineering
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Packer, Concise Theology

EMI recommends Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs, by J. I. Packer, Tyndale House, 1993.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Piper, Desiring God

EMI MENA recommends Desiring God, Revised Edition: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, by John Piper, Multnomah, 2011.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Pollock, Third Culture Kids

EMI recommends Third Culture Kids 3rd Edition: Growing up among worlds, by Pollock & Van Reken, Nicholas Brealey, 2017.

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Rath, StrengthsFinder 2.0

EMI recommends StrengthsFinder 2.0, by Tom Rath, Gallup, 2007.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Reducing Risk of Disaster in Our Communities

EMI's DR ministry recommends this document as a helpful introduction to disaster risk reduction (DRR). Sections 2-3 are particularly insghtful for those new to DRR. 

  • Disaster Response
Updated Feb 27, 2019.

Roberts, God's Big Picture

EMI India recommends God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible, by Vaughn Roberts, IVP, 2003.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Scripture Union, Encounter with God

EMI MENA recommends Encounter with God, a daily devotion guide published by Scripture Union.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Sketchup

Download Sketchup for use on your EMI project trip.

  • Apps
  • Architecture
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Stiles, Guide to Short-Term Missions

EMI recommends Mack & Leeann's Guide to Short-Term Missions, by J. Mack & Leeann Stiles, IVP, 2000.

  • Crossing Cultures
  • Trip Support
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Storti, The Art of Coming Home

EMI recommends The Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti, Intercultural, 1997. This book is an excellent resource to prepare for re-entry to your home culture after time spent abroad.  

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Storti, The Art of Crossing Cultures

EMI recommends The Art of Crossing Cultures by Craig Storti, Intercultural, 2001. This book is an excellent resource to prepare for cross-cultural assignments.

  • Crossing Cultures
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

UN Cluster Approach

The cluster approach is used after a disaster to help with coordination among organizations involved in the response. The link is an overview of the approach, but from there you can navigate to other resources. 

  • Disaster Response
Updated Feb 21, 2019.

USACE Structural Collapse Training

A helpful introduction to engineers or architects who are interested in participating with EMI in a post EQ disaster response setting.  A 5 part online training course covering the basics of structural damage assessment.

  • Disaster Response
  • Engineering
Updated Feb 12, 2019.

van Lengen, The Barefoot Architect

EMI recommends The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building, by Johan van Lengen, Shelter Publications, 2008. This book is an excellent resource orienting architecture towards the developing world.  

  • Architecture
Updated Nov 29, 2018.

Warren, The Purpose Driven Life

EMI India recommends The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?, by Rick Warren, Zondervan, 2013.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.

Yancey, The Jesus I Never Knew

EMI MENA recommends The Jesus I Never Knew, by Philip Yancey, Zondervan, 2002.

  • Discipleship
Updated Nov 30, 2018.