Mission Apps

by Mike Frith
Posted on 1st January 2016

For this 'list of lists', we've rounded up a broad selection of mobile apps that can be used for mission related activities.

Travel Health Apps

Good Neighbor Insurance have collected together a list of recommended worldwide health apps and "must have" medical apps for travel overseas with a smartphone or tablet. Go to www.gninsurance.com/medical_apps_for_travel

Translation Apps

Whilst there's no real substitution for learning the language, online and app-based translation is getting better. This article from the Telegraph has a summary of some of the better ones for you. Go to www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-advice/11377276/The-five-best-translation-apps-for-travellers.html

Prayer Apps

For help with praying for the world and for your favourite mission causes, see PrayerMate. To help you pray for other people and let you know when they're praying for you, try www.praywithme.com

Accommodation Apps

The Thought Catalog provides a summary of 9 essential travel apps and websites for accommodation. Go to http://thoughtcatalog.com/stephanie-be/2014/01/9-essential-travel-apps-and-websites-for-accommodation

Survival Apps

If you're heading to a remote place, or if you need a survival guide in your pocket just in case, try this list.
Go to www.survivalbell.com/12-of-the-best-phone-apps-for-survival-prep

More Power

As you need a mobile device to run these apps, you'll need to keep it charged up! Take a look at this website for alternative power solutions. Go to www.mobilesolarchargers.co.uk

What have you found useful?

Mike Frith is the Founding Director of OSCAR. Prior to starting OSCAR, he worked as a pilot/engineer with Mission Aviation Fellowship where he spent time living in the USA, France, Switzerland, Madagascar and Uganda. He has been involved in working with, supporting, training and resourcing cross-cultural workers for over 25 years. He is married to Cheryl and they have two grown up children, Joanna and Will.