Changing Traditional Missions: The Law of the Boomerang Effect
Recently I reached the milestone of a decade of leadership at CBInternational (CBI). It gave me pause to reflect on changes in the mission world since the early 1990s when I began my assignment. It seems like a lifetime and a world ago.
Asking Tough Questions: What Really Happens When We Train Leaders
Difficult, thoughtful questions can become tools to help us observe “the evidences of the grace of God.”
Four Ways to Keep Up with Change
by By Gilles Gravelle These days, many well-established mission agencies and faith-based non-profits operate on the assumption that the funds they raise will achieve good…
Tempered Resilience: How Leaders Are Formed in the Crucible of Change
This book describes the characteristics of leaders who can affect needed, significant change in an organization, even when change initiatives are met with resistance or sabotage. The author argues that leaders must develop resilience and “adaptive capacity,” to wisely cut through resistance and accomplish the mission of the group.
Why ask questions when you already know all the answers?
Pete had his theology right. He had trained many years for the ministry he was now a part of. He had a great feel for…