How is DPM still able to publish new books?
In the 1980s the Lord instructed us to record Derek every time he ministered when preaching and teaching God's Word. In addition to these recordings, individuals have contacted us to let us know that they have old reel-to-reel messages of Derek when he was in their area. It is out of this vast archive of material that we continue to produce new books and other works for publication.
Did Derek ever write a commentary or a translation of the Bible?
No, he did not. Occasionally in his teaching, however, Derek would half-jokingly refer to “the Prince version” of the Bible. By this he was not referring to an actual Bible that is in print. He just meant that because he knew the Greek language so well (having studied it at Eton and Cambridge since he was ten years old) and was also thoroughly trained in Hebrew (having studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem), that he was offering his best educated guess as to what the real meaning of a certain passage would be. (As a matter of fact, Derek was qualified to teach Greek at the university level.)
Though Derek did not write a commentary, he did teach two verse-by-verse series—one on the book of Romans called “The Roman Pilgrimage” and the other on the book of Hebrews entitled “God’s Last Word.”
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Does DPM partner with other ministries?
Our mission at DPM is to make Derek Prince’ Bible teaching available to pastors and believers who are seeking to dig deeper into God’s Word. We partner with other Bible teaching ministries and theological colleges around the world and encourage pastors to learn from a wide range of teachers available to them. We hope that by playing our part in a pastor's theological formation they will develop their own authentic ministry teaching and resources for their specific settings.
How do you work in other countries?
Today, Derek Prince Ministries has 13 national offices around the world from which there are over 45 outreaches working in over 100 languages. These offices and outreaches take Derek's material in all its media formats—print, audio, video and radio—and translates it into the languages in their sphere of responsibility. The major areas of outreaches are Russia and the former Soviet republics, China, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Middle East, India, Africa and Israel. The sun never sets on the ministry of Derek Prince.
Once a book is completed, it is placed in the hands of our international offices and outreaches for translation and distribution. One new book will impact hundreds of thousands of lives.
Do you plant churches?
As a ministry, we do not establish churches or Bible schools. We are called to work with the local indigenous leadership of the Christian community and to come alongside and support them in their efforts of evangelism, discipleship and church growth. Derek was a missionary at heart. Wherever he went, it was his desire to serve the Church in that nation. That is our attitude today. Our mission statement has changed through the years, but this one remains — our goal is to reach the unreached and teach the untaught. A great majority of the material that we produce is given away to do just that.