YWAM School of Frontier Missions (SOFM)

Frontier Missions Online

engage and prepare for effective Christian
living and ministry in unreached locations

“Frontier Missions Extension Studies Online” (FMX) are unique training programs that give you an opportunity to engage and prepare for effective Christian living and ministry in unreached locations. You will develop strategies and tools that equip you to serve in the mission field.

What is the School of Frontier Missions

FMX is custom designed for online delivery. A very high priority is that it is dynamic and interactive and directly applicable to life on the mission field.

Our interactive modules consist of 1 week where we meet and study together online for 3hrs per day.



FMX will be delivered in English.

Educational Prerequisites

There are no educational prerequisites but you need to be able to read, write and converse in English to a reasonable conversational level.
You do not need to have done a Discipleship Training School to join FMX

Topics covered

Frontier Missions - Books or Bibles


  • Biblical and Historical Foundations of Missions.
  • Understanding Culture, Communication and Contextualization.
  • Worldview and Major religions of the world.
  • Mission trends and Current status of World Evangelization.
  • Spiritual dynamics in Frontier Missions.
Frontier Missions - make a plan


  • Pioneering, Establishing projects and multiplying the Kingdom of God.
  • Reaching thousands – Church Planting Movement (CPM) dynamics. The DNA of multiplication, what makes a movement move?
  • Project planning and evaluation principles; how to ask the right questions to focus on fruitfulness.
  • Ministry platforms and Field strategies.
  • Relief strategies or Community development?
  • Literacy, Storytelling and Oral cultures.
  • Urbanisation
  • Media and mission
  • Gender and mission
Frontier Missions - Middle East

Living in Frontier Locations

  • Developing a personal support base: finances, prayer, coaching, member care etc.
  • Cross-cultural adaptation and Language learning.
  • Working in multicultural teams and personal dynamics.
  • Business as Mission and other ministry platforms used to engage with a community.
  • Security (physical and electronic), suffering, persecution and restrictions.


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