STEM’s Partners & Other Relationships


STEM maintains or has had partnerships with:

Partner Organization

Partnership Purpose

AESTM (Alliance for Excellence In Short-Term Mission)

STEM CEO Roger Peterson was officially seconded 10% of his time to the AESTM Network in the early 2000s (this includes the SOE, FSTML, and NSTMC)

Orphanos (Orphanos Foundation)

STEM’s 2013 (and forward) partner for sending short-term missionaries

CCI (Crisis Consulting International)

STEM Press maintains royalty payments to CCI for published adaptations of their excellent crisis/risk management material

STEMPress publications and training advertising

FSTML (Fellowship of Short-Term Mission Leaders)

STEM CEO Roger Peterson chaired both FSTML and FSTML's parent organization, the Alliance for Excellence in Short-Term Mission (AESTM) during the 1990s and 2000s

SOE (U.S. Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission)

STEM CEO Roger Peterson chaired the national Steering Committee during the first 5 launch years (thru Nov 2006)

KTIS (KTIS Christian Radio, Minneapolis / St.Paul MN)

STEM helped radio station KTIS send Belize & Katrina-hit Gulf Coast mission teams composed of radio station listeners

Urbana 2006

~20,000 Urbana 06 participants continued motivation to serve in global and cross-cultural missions via “next-step” follow-up material polybagged & delivered with Mission Maker Magazine 2007 in January 2007; and Mission Maker Magazine 2008 directly mailed off the press in October 2007. Top Site Award!