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Making the Most of Your Mission Trip
A missionary’s tips for a successful cross-cultural experience
Making the Most of Your Mission Trip. Nothing surges global vision in your church like team members returning from a cross-cultural experience with changed lives.
Locally Grown Pastors
4 ways churches are preparing ministers in-house.
it's putting a hold on you for six months to understand the structure and mission of the In my MA in Global Leadership cohort, I had the privilege of tackling issues of ministry context with
How churches can successfully discern and answer God's call to serve.
The church had a historic and abiding commitment to community service as part of its mission, and members put on Paul metropolitan area, but the global missions community as well.
What's Next: It's the Economy—or Is It?
The reasons a church fails often go beyond money problems.
In fact, the global financial crisis presents a ready scapegoat for failures of every kind greater opportunities present themselves in the areas of land, buildings, or mission opportunities–a
Brenda Salter McNeil
Get to know Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.
world. Her mission is to inspire every mind and ignite every heart. video!). – "Behold, the Global Church", a Christian Vision Project article (November 2006).
The Real Worship War
Forget about choruses versus hymns—what about justice?
Part of the malady is this tragic rationale: that in the face of global need, if we can For several years I received each Sunday morning an e-mail from mission partners we were supporting.
When No One Seems Qualified to Lead
How five churches overcame obstacles to leader development.
train church planters for global ministries.". "Dann," Jack responded, "I want to mentor and be mentored unselfishly. I don't want to be recruited into a denominational mission program.
The Brand and Value of a Church
What’s in a name? For churches, it could be more than you think.
The focus of the church should always be on its mission. This is earned with service in both your local and global community, by the relationships built through ministry, and by the hard