Top Selling Good Soil Resources

ABWE’s Good Soil Evangelism & Discipleship training materials and resources are focused on helping believers build a deep biblical understanding so they can effectively share the gospel and do cross-cultural ministry in their communities. View all Good Soil resources.

Gaining Ground with Good Soil

By Gil Thomas

This is a scaled-down version of the Good Soil Evangelism & Discipleship Seminar in a narrative format that focuses on principles applicable to anyone wishing to serve God through biblical evangelism and discipleship. Free resources for individual and group study are also available.

The Story of Hope Workbook

By Wayne Haston & Ron Berrus

This workbook is a time-flexible resource for presenting the Bible’s big redemptive story in as few as 15 minutes or as long as 20+ hours. Designed for evangelistic Bible studies, one-on-one or in small groups, this resource is also helpful in teaching God’s redemptive plan to believers.

The Way to Joy

By Wayne Haston & Ron Berrus

The Way to Joy Bible study booklet is intended to be used as an evangelistic discipleship follow-up in both one-to-one settings, or as a study book for classes with new converts and includes 10 lessons and a set of Bible memory cards. Quantity discounts are available.

The Story of Hope Kids

This full-color adaptation of the adult-level book is visually designed and language level adapted for kids, ages 8-12, and contains 40 key event-lessons for teaching and learning the Bible’s big redemptive story and the Chronological Bridge to Life (ChronoBridge), age-adapted Bible maps and a cut-away drawing of the Old Testament tabernacle.

The Bible’s Big Story Powerpoint CD

The Bible’s Big Story PowerPoint CD (formerly The Story of Hope PowerPoint CD) has been upgraded to include color-coded borders and numbering that coincide with the event images in each respective booklet or workbook. The CD includes three PowerPoints for teaching the Bible’s redemptive story (with 20, 40, 100 events & images).

Reflections from God’s Story of Hope

By Gil Thomas

Reflections unfolds the storyline of the Bible through 50 Old Testament and 50 New Testament events and 25 major Bible eras—from Genesis through Revelation. Complete with 100 custom images this 200-page coffee table book is Bible storybook for all—adults, children, and non-Christians.

ABWE Missionary Autobiographies

From the Prairies of Peru—and Beyond

By Ivor & Ruth Greenslade

A Canadian family’s adventure along the Amazon — see how these missionary pioneers spread the love of Christ to a lost world through an exciting account of their work in Peru.

In the Air for Him

By Ruth Scheltema

Ruth relates the exciting and sometimes hair-raising adventures of flying with her pilot-husband for more than 50 years as they pioneered an aviation ministry and put their lives on the line to stay “in the air for Him.”

In Judson’s Footsteps

By Elsie Chaney & Jeannie Lockerbie

This is a story of Elsie Northrup Chaney, who followed in the footsteps of Adoniram Judson to Burma, and of the Burmese Christian workers supported by ABWE’s GAP ministry.

Jungle Myths

By Keith G. Kaynor

The story of ABWE’s medical work on the Amazon River is filled with personal stories of Brazilians — some who came to Christ — and tells of God’s provision in missionaries’ lives.

Me? A Missionary?

By Millie Crouch

An autobiographical account presents a delightful picture of missions as Millie tells the often humorous, sometimes frustrating, but always rewarding effort of leading Filipinos to Christ.

No Greater Joy

By Ruth Woodworth

Filled high drama and gripping emotion, Ruth Woodworth recounts how she treks to remote Philippine islands, directs a Bible Institute, and survives internment and near-starvation in WWII.

One Candle to Burn

By Kay Washer

This book is a recount of God’s amazing work through Dal and Kay Washer as they take the Gospel to unreached jungle tribes, rescued unwanted babies, founded a ministry for blind children, and helped start a hospital in Togo, West Africa.

Pearl from the Orient

By Marjory Miller

Daughter of ABWE’s first missionaries to China, Marjory grew up speaking two Chinese dialects before speaking English. Read of harrowing escapes from Japanese invaders and Communist insurgents, and God’s protection and provision.

Port of Two Brothers

By Paul Schlener

The astonishing story of how God led brothers Paul and John Schlener to a spot on the map named after them, how God spared their lives in incredible and amusing adventures, and how he used them to draw hundreds of indigenous people to Himself.

Under the Shadow of the Dragon

By Harry Ambacher

From 1965 to 1999, ABWE’s ministry in Hong Kong grew from three small missionary churches to more than 30 vibrant churches with Chinese pastors. With riveting accounts of Mao Tse-tung’s Cultural Revolution and the Beijing Massacre in Tiananmen Square, this book is a must read.

ABWE Ministry Resources

By Ones & By Twos

By Jeannie Stephenson

Learn how single and married missionary workers learn to understand one another better, communicate more effectively, and build stronger personal and ministry relationships in the highly challenging atmosphere of international missions.

Women in the Bible (Kindle Version)

By Eunice Priddy

This devotional study of 50 women in the Bible contains Bible readings, commentary, applications, and discussion questions. Learn how God cares for women and can use them in a mighty way.

Would I Stand

By Cheryl Winget

This music book contains 16 songs written straight from the heart of a gifted musician & missionary to Hungry. It includes musical scores, stories that inspired the songs, and sketches of people from around the world. Accompaniments available.

ABWE Children’s Teaching Resources

Juan of the Philippines

By Joan B. Cole

A 5-day series of a Filipino boy who meets missionaries at the hospital. This story presents a clear salvation message and promotes understanding of another culture and contains coloring and activity pages.


By Don & Helen Hare

This is a true story for elementary-age children about a young Brazilian brother and sister who were taken from their mother and nearly transported to Europe. A lesson on God’s protection and plan for them is revealed.

Kubanka Kids

By Donna Messenger

Based on real events, this resource features stories about kids in the small village of Kubanka, Ukraine, right after the fall of Communism. The book is laid out in a flip-chart format for easy group viewing. Full-color illustrations included.

99 Adventures in the Bible’s Big Story

By Dr. Jim Cook

In 99 Adventures, children will learn to understand the Bible’s big story of redemption from Genesis to Revelation. 99 Adventures is a collection of lessons from 40 books of the Bible.

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