ISM for Non-ISM Chapters

What is a multi-national chapter? It’s a chapter in which American and International students partner through shared leadership, ownership, and vision for the chapter; both have their voices heard and needs met. It’s not only multi-ethnic but multi-national (Rev 7:9)!

Top Tools

  ISM Corner Toolkit

a smaller toolkit geared towards planters, evangelists, and anyone starting ISM

  Multi-National Chapter Toolkit

a larger and more advanced toolkit geared towards those who've been including internationals in their chapters for a while

4 Things to Know and Do

Cross-Cultural Training

  1. Three Short Case Studies
  2. Starting ISM (four videos): discuss and apply
    1. Best as a series - no time for all four? Watch this video on the Power of Presence
  3. Growing Intl Student Involvement - discovery process, debrief, and next steps
  4. Friendships with International Students booklet - a succint and practical guide with powerful stories and accessible applications
  5. Crossing Cultures with Jesus - chapters 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8, use discussion questions in book
  6. If you're making friends with Muslim internationals, get in touch for help: paulforrester@intervarsity.org

Bible Study Resources

ISM-Contextualized Evangelism Tools

  • ISM version of common InterVarsity evangelism tools
  • Other contextualized evangelism tools