EMI Resource Library
"Going Deeper" Discipleship Resources
01_Inside EMI magazines
View digital versions of Inside EMI magazines published by Engineering Ministries International
1. EMI Discipleship Design Guide
View and download the EMI Discipleship Design Guide, Revised 1st Edition, 2018, Engineering Ministries International.
1. EMI Discipleship Design Guide (Spanish)
View and download the Spanish version of the EMI Discipleship Design Guide, Revised 1st Edition, 2018, Engineering Ministries International.
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.
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.
Byakutaaga, Tips on Ugandan Culture
EMI Uganda recommends Tips on Ugandan Culture: A Visitor's Guide, by Shirley Cathy Byakutaaga, Fountain Publishers, 2006.
Chester, Good News to the Poor
EMI India recommends Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel, by Tim Chester, Crossway, 2013.
City Vision University
EMI worldwide is using City Vision University as a resource as part of the Fellowship Programme. This Christian University has a low priced MBA program but includes courses on the integration of faith and work, Cross Cultural Management, and the Theology of Technlogy. Fellows are pursuing an accredited graduate certificate in biblical studies through City Vision.
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.
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.
Culture Smart! Guides
EMI recommends the Culture Smart! series of guides published by Kuperard.
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.
EMI Electrical Design Guide - 2019
EMI Electrical Design Guide 2019 version - Revised by Nick Hardman
EMI Electrical Design Guide.pdf
EMI Electrical Design Guide References
EMI Electrical Design Guide References - updated 2019
EMI Electrical Design Tools
EMI Electrical Design Tools
EMI Electrical Equipment Resources
This contains the software and manuals for the electrical equipment available to EMI volunteers going on trips.
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.
EMI Expense Reimbursement Form
Download the EMI Expense Reimbursement Form to submit for applicable reimbursement of applicable volunteer trip expenses.
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.
Response Card Single Master.pdf
EMI General Brochure (French)
Download the French version of the EMI general brochure.
Brochure 2018 French Low Res.pdf
EMI General Brochure (Spanish)
Download the Spanish version of the EMI general brochure.
EMI logo lockups
Download the general EMI logo lockups.
EMI logo lockups.zip
EMI logo lockups (French)
Download the French version of the general EMI logo lockups.
EMI logo lockups (French).zip
EMI logo lockups (Spanish)
Download the Spanish version of the general EMI logo lockups.
EMI logo lockups (Spanish).zip
EMI Network brochure (French)
Download the French version of the EMI network (Give/Go/Pray) brochure.
EMI Network Brochure (Spanish)
Download the Spanish version of the EMI network (Give/Go/Pray) brochure.
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EMI on Facebook
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EMI on Instagram
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EMI on LinkedIn
View EMI's company page on LinkedIn.
EMI Photo Galleries
View recent EMI photo contest galleries and submit your own photo of your experience with EMI.
EMI Powerpoint template
Download the EMI Powerpoint template, EMI, 2018, to create a custom presentation about your experience with EMI.
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.
EMI Structural Design Guide
EMI's Structural Design Guide for the developing world. First edition released January 2021.
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.
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.
EMI Volunteer Videography Guide
Download the EMI Volunteer Videography Guide, EMI, 2019. This guide is a support for video production assignments in the field during EMI project trips.
EMI YouTube Channel
Go to EMI's channel on YouTube.
Foster, Celebration of Discipline
EMI Nicaragua recommends Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, by Richard J. Foster, HarperOne, 2018.
Georges, HonorShame Videos
EMI India recommends Honor-Shame videos published at HonorShame.com, by Jayson Georges.
Global Earthquake Model (GEM)
A worldwide view of risk and hazards associated with seismic activity
HVAC Pipe Sizer Plus
EMI recommends the HVAC Pipe Sizer Plus app published by Carmel Software Corporation.
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.
EMI recommends With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God, by Skye Jethani, Thomas Nelson, 2011.
Kamara & Novak, Simplified Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
A guide to efficient and simplified design of low-rise and mid-rise reinforced concrete buildings following the provisions of the ACI-318 (2011) design code.
Koenigsberger, Manual of Tropical Housing and Building (Vol 1: Climatic Design).
EMI Cambodia recommends Koenigsberger's Manual of Tropical Housing and Building as an primer for how architectural concepts and building science decisions are affected in tropical climates.
Lanier, Foreign to Familiar
EMI recommends Foreign to Familiar, by Sarah Lanier, McDougal, 2004, as a resource for cross-cultural assignments.
Laussane Global Classroom
Video based mini-courses about missional topics including; diaspora, wealth creation, ministry fundraising, etc.
Lucado, Facing Your Giants
EMI India recommends Facing Your Giants: God Still Does the Impossible, by Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson, 2013.
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.
Get Operation World resources such as the prayer app and more.
Ozolins, Sustainability & Scarcity
EMI recommends Sustainability & Scarcity: A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries, by Peter Ozolins, Routledge, 2014.
Packer, Concise Theology
EMI recommends Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs, by J. I. Packer, Tyndale House, 1993.
Piper, Desiring God
EMI MENA recommends Desiring God, Revised Edition: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, by John Piper, Multnomah, 2011.
Pollock, Third Culture Kids
EMI recommends Third Culture Kids 3rd Edition: Growing up among worlds, by Pollock & Van Reken, Nicholas Brealey, 2017.
Rath, StrengthsFinder 2.0
EMI recommends StrengthsFinder 2.0, by Tom Rath, Gallup, 2007.
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.
Roberts, God's Big Picture
EMI India recommends God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible, by Vaughn Roberts, IVP, 2003.
Scripture Union, Encounter with God
EMI MENA recommends Encounter with God, a daily devotion guide published by Scripture Union.
Download Sketchup for use on your EMI project trip.
Stiles, Guide to Short-Term Missions
EMI recommends Mack & Leeann's Guide to Short-Term Missions, by J. Mack & Leeann Stiles, IVP, 2000.
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.
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.
Third Millennium Ministries
EMI is using Third Mill (IIIM) resources for biblical and theological training as part of the Fellowship Programme. There is a free site with open access to coursework in English, Spanish, Arabic, as well as other languages: https://thirdmill.org/. There is also a site with guided coursework at: https://www.thirdmillseminary.org/
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.
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.
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.
Varawalla, Hospital Design Guide: How to Get Started
A useful guide for considerations during programming and conceptual design of hospital or healthcare projects.
Warren, The Purpose Driven Life
EMI India recommends The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?, by Rick Warren, Zondervan, 2013.
Yancey, The Jesus I Never Knew
EMI MENA recommends The Jesus I Never Knew, by Philip Yancey, Zondervan, 2002.