Seafarers! A Strategic Missionary Vision

Be inspired and catch God's vision for the seafarers of the world! Martin Otto is an eye-witness of how God is building His church amongst these easily forgotten, marginalized and often lonely economic nomads of the high seas. Through Christian friendship and hospitality, aw well as letters and correspondence Bible studies, lives are being changed and many have been saved!

Table of Contents:

Chapter Title Page
0 Introduction 1
1 A People without a Home 7
2 Unexpected Opportunities 15
3 Difficulties and Disappointments 25
4 The Background to Seafaring 34
5 Called to Seamen’s Missions 52
6 Building Friendships 57
7 Visiting Ships 61
8 Bible Correspondence Courses – Teaching and Follow-up 63
9 The Work Grows 71
10 Hospitality – The Key to Winning Hearts 77
11 The Place of Seamen’s Missions in World Mission 81
12 A Worldwide Ministry 86
13 Seafarers’ Expectations 91
14 My Dream 93
15 Possibilities for Partnership 98
Appendix The 20 Largest Container Ports in the World 101

Resources from: Seamen's Christian Friend Society
Author: Martin Otto
About The Author: Martin Otto has been in full-time ministry since 1987 reaching out seafarers with the Gospel. He and his wife, Monica, are based in Hamburg, one of the largest ports in the world, where he works in association with the Seamen's Christian Friend Society.

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