The above case studies were compiled and edited by John Eaves, a greatly loved and respected Christian leader whose life was dedicated to helping international students on campuses in North America to find God, and God's will, for their lives.
On January 6, 2005 a BILINGUAL BIBLE was released by Word of Life Press Ministries in Japan which uses the New International Version (NIV) in English and the New Japanese Bible 3rd edition (Shinkaiyaku) in Japanese.
Stories of individual's relationship with God and the love He puts into their hearts for each other, particularly when it is cross-cultural love, are expecially important for international students. Here is a series of three studies on the Old Testament book of Ruth.
Nick and Ellen Gawryletz, staff with ISMC in Canada, authored this simple, multiple-choice Bible study guide of Acts for use among international friends. A Christian leader should make sure there is discussion of the Biblical text for each question.
Vivienne Stacey, missionary in Pakistan for many years (now retired), authored a series of Bible studies on foundational Biblical themes. Published in 1994 in English and Urdu (both out of print now), it is posted here with her permission.
This is a series of Bible studies "for those who havenít read the Bible" and "for those who think religion is merely a private matter." The overall theme is: "One God and One Humanity -- The Cosmology of the Universe" in Genesis chapters 1-11. Open as a Word document.
This is a series of Bible studies "for those who havenít read the Bible" and "for those who think religion is merely a private matter." The overall theme is: "One God and One Humanity -- The Cosmology of the Universe" in Genesis chapters 1-11. Open as Acrobat (.pdf) file.
For a fresh approach to Bible study, particularly examining the life and teachings of Jesus, here is a Bible study series guideline just made to order for international students, especially those from Asian background.
Lisa Espineli Chinn has written two "reentry devotional Bible study" guides which, though designed for the western missionary returning home, have a lot of principles helpful to internationals returning home as well.
Below is a summary list of investigative Bible studies designed for international students. Each of these studies on a parable are given in a separate article including questions to use in a personal or group setting.
This Bible study guide by Bill Perry has nine lessons on the Old Testament and three on the New Testment. It gives the basic storyline of the Bible from creation of the world to Jesus rising and ascending into heaven.
Here are a couple of locations which specialize in offering Bible Study guidebooks and guidelines for leaders. Though designed for Americans, these buidebooks are on a wide range of topics, which may be helpful to Christian internationals.