George Verwer cared deeply about those serving under his leadership; a lasting impact from his leadership style was the enablement of those he led to grow and develop their gifts as leaders following Christ.
- Essentials for Fundraising and Development for Missions AgenciesThu Apr 22 2021, 01:00pm EDT
- Webinar: The Blessed Alliance—Men and Women Serving God TogetherThu Apr 22 2021, 02:00pm EDT
- Innovation Labs - Session 4Tue Apr 27 2021, 10:00am EDT
- Renew: CEO & Spouse RetreatTue May 4 2021, 03:00pm EDT
- Church Mission Leaders Peer 2 Peer: Diaspora Ministry and the Local ChurchWed May 12 2021, 01:00pm EDT
Building and maintaining trust is an essential—though often difficult—component of building healthy international teams.
I long for the Church to fully embrace its identity as the missional powerhouse God has formed it to be—that Christ-centered, transformational catalyst that even the gates of hell cannot stand against.
Goulding discusses his church’s journey to become more “synergistic”, proactively seeking God’s will for a global mission program to ensure the good stewardship of the resources God entrusts to them.
God’s word must be big in me, with a heavy bearing on my discipleship and mission as a Christ-follower.
I call the church planting method that we use the Not-So-Good method because it does not require an outstanding missionary, outstanding local leaders, or wonderful converts. Rather, anyone, even not-so-good missionaries, can use this.
by Knut H. Hoyland and Jakob W. Nielsen, eds. Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies, P.O. Box 46, Jerusalem 91000, Israel, 244 pages, 2013, $25.00. —Reviewed by Jennifer Rosner, an adjunct professor of theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, whose scholarship focuses on contemporary trends in Jewish-Christian relations. Chosen to Follow: Jewish Believers Through History . . . read more
When Christians are targeted for destruction for righteousness’ sake by an unjust state apparatus (e.g., Rome in the second century, or the Kachin of Myanmar/Burma in the twenty-first century), the option of self-defense may or may not be chosen, but it ought to be considered.
by J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Wipf & Stock Publishers, 199 West 8th Avenue, Suite 3, Eugene, OR, 97401, pp. 232, 2013, $26.00. —Reviewed by Edwin Zehner, chair of PhD Program in Asian Studies at Walailak University. The spread of Christianity in Africa has been accompanied by the spread of ministry styles emphasizing an expectation of supernatural . . . read more
Memorization may very well provide a significant tool for discipleship; one that missionaries have not utilized very well.