Three models of church-planting. Which one works best?
- Webinar: Four Global Trends Affecting World MissionThu Mar 21 2019, 02:00 pm EDT - 03:15 pm EDT
- 24: Creating Pathways (and Reducing Barriers) for Women in Organizational Leadership: Seeing Men and Women Flourish as They Work TogetherFri Mar 29 2019, 12:00pm PDT - Sat Mar 30 2019, 12:00pm PDT
- Canadian Mission Leader ConnectionThu Apr 4 2019, 10:00am EDT - 2:00pm EDT
- Peer2Peer - CEOsTue Apr 9 2019, 5:30pm EDT - Thu Apr 11 2019, 4:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Jesus in the Secular World #1: Understanding Global SecularizationThu Apr 18 2019, 02:00 pm EDT - 03:15 pm EDT
It may seem simplistic, but we’ve identified ten church-planting “events” in which missionaries must demonstrate a measure of competency in order to last and be effective.
It’s adventurous for those in their twenties. More tedious for those in their thirties. And downright difficult for those in their forties.
I was inspired recently by the title of an article in a business magazine, “Failure: The Secret to My Success.” It reminded me of the saying, “Leadership is moving from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.”
Ajith Fernando, national director of Youth for Christ in Sri Lanka, spoke about partnership and related issues during a recent visit to the Evangelism and Missions Information Service office in Wheaton, Ill.
We should all be interested and prayerfully engaged with everything that is taking place (or not taking place) to exalt God’s name and to build his Church around the world.
Our focus in this article is how international mission agencies can work together in functional collaborative partnerships.
This February I attended a symposium in Pasadena sponsored by Christian Leadership Exchange, which sought to bring together Christians in China and the West to discuss and pray about ways to improve communication and understanding between Western evangelicals and members of China’s official church.
The purpose of this article is to attempt to clarify biblical and missiological issues behind the contemporary use of the term partnership, and to see its relationship to the concepts of fellowship and indigeneity.
The Bible is the final authority on all spiritual matters.