Purpose & Mission Statement:
New Mission Systems International (NMSI) exists to proclaim Christ and make disciples globally. NMSI is a mission sending agency, with 170 missionaries serving in over 20 countries. Ministries of NMSI focus on five strategic areas: church multiplication, community transformation, global youth ministry, marketplace ministry and short-term mobilization.
NMSI missionaries and board members believe and proclaim: -We believe the Bible to be inspired by God, without error in its original manuscripts and the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. -We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. -We believe that Jesus Christ is the second person of the Godhead and that He became a man by virgin birth, lived a sinless life, died to vicariously atone for the sins of all people, was resurrected from death in bodily form, ascended into heaven and will return in power and glory to receive all those who are His own. -We believe that all people have sinned, falling short of the glory of God, and that their salvation is by God's grace through faith in Christ Jesus, and that He is the only way to be reconciled to God. All who reject Christ are lost. - We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life and the church is empowered to fulfill Christ's commission to go into all the world proclaiming His salvation and make disciples. -We believe in the eventual bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost at Christ's triumphant return. The saved will be resurrected to an eternal life without sickness, sorrow or death. The lost will be resurrected to eternal condemnation. -We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. This unity is expressed through participation in the body of Christ.
Burden for the Lost Stewardship Holy Spirit Led Community Life-Long Learning Value of the Individual Christian Unity Ethical Behavior Innovation Humor
4 to 11 Months
1 to 2 Years
More than 2 Years
Long Term/One Way
Organization Provided Benefits:
NMSI missionaries receive training for partnership development and fundraising, finance office services (donation processing, payroll, expense reimbursement, real time giving reports, etc), media services (newsletters, prayer cards, ministry brochures, etc), member care services, and more.
Trip Costs Details:
Budget estimates are done after a missionary or couple are affiliated and are based on the location, family size and other factors Summer internships for college age youth are 2 months long and costs vary from $3000-5500 depending on location. Apprenticeship budgets are set up for individuals placed to serve on an existing ministry team for 3-12 months and vary depending on length and location.
Training Required for Service:
Pre-departure training at Training International in Colorado before deploying.
Training Provided by Organization:
All affiliated missionaries go through a 2-week orientation program at the home office in Fort Myers FL.
Long-Term Missionary Accountability Practices:
Long-term career missionaries are cared for by their Regional Director, who stays in regular contact with them and cares for their overall well-being (personal, professional, spiritual, family). NMSI also has several staff who are certified Christian counselors. Member care department offers spiritual, marriage and other tools and can refer missionaries needed specialized care to other professional organizations.
Once an application is submitted the candidate is contacted by HR affiliation team. The process includes several interviews, assessments, background check and is very similar to a normal hiring process. After an offer of affiliation was made and accepted missionaries go through 2 weeks orientation at the home office, where they learn how organization works, about the service provided, internal processes, also budget is developed and tools for fundraising are prepared for missionaries to start their fundraising. Before deploying for the field all missionaries go through cross-cultural and language acquisition training at MTI in Colorado. Once 100% of the budget is raised missionaries leave for their field assignment. Application/affiliation period may last a couple month. Fundraising period really varies and takes 6-18 months.
Characteristics of the Ideal Missionary:
In candidates we look for calling, preparation and our ability to support them in the ministry God called them to do.