Our Missions Emphasis
The whole Bible is the story of a missionary-God seeking worshippers of every tribe, tongue and nation. As you study every book of the Bible from this perspective — with teachers who are experienced members of the church planting team — you sense the urgency and see the purpose not only of growing in your knowledge of the Bible but also of preparing to share your understanding with a dark and needy world.
Ethnos360 (Established in 1942 as New Tribes Mission)
New Tribes Bible Institute (NTBI) is an integral part of the training program of Ethnos360, which establishes thriving churches for every people.
Established in 1942 as New Tribes Mission, Ethnos360 has remained committed to its goal of reaching people who have no access to the gospel. Ethnos360 coordinates missionaries, sent by local churches, to take the gospel to the unreached. Missionaries then plant churches, disciple believers, translate the Scriptures and train teachers and leaders, who in turn reach out to their own people and to neighboring people groups.
NTBI and the Missionary Training Center aid the local church in preparing believers for cross-cultural evangelism and church planting. Today, more than 2,000 Ethnos360 missionaries are serving the Lord worldwide.
A Missionary Staff
All of our staff at New Tribes Bible Institute are members and thus missionaries with Ethnos360. Many have cross-cultural experience ranging from support work in Africa to church planting in Venezuela. Their ministry experience and heart for the unreached carries over into the classroom and into day-to-day life.
In our academic program, Mission trips are available and encouraged. You can get credit for going to Papua New Guinea with our Interface program where you can get hands-on experience of missionary life. In addition, as a student at NTBI, you will attend our ‘Wayumi’ missions exposure course.