Innovation in World Mission: A Framework for Thinking About the Future

We serve a timeless gospel in a rapidly changing world.  With mass urbanization, secularization, ubiquitous connectivity, political unrest, changes in global Christianity, the mobility of everything from people, ideas, to technology and disease, the world is changing faster than we have time to adapt. This webinar will discuss the Biblical basis for innovation, as well as the tools innovative ministries are using, to ensure they will produce a meaningful impact well into the future. We will use real-life examples from ministries, non-profits, and businesses that are successfully positioning themselves as leaders within the future, becoming like the chiefs of Issachar, knowing the times and understanding what to do.
Derek Seipp is the author of Innovation in World Mission, published by William Carey Library. For the last 16 years, he has served in East Asia, focusing on reaching unengaged and unreached people groups. For twenty years, Derek has worked with business and non-profit leaders, teaching them to become strategic, understanding the changes of the times, and knowing what to do as a result. He has contributed to the book, “Extending God’s Kingdom, Church Planting Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, and has written about mission strategy for Lausanne Global Analysis and Evangelical Mission Quarterly. He holds a master’s of organizational leadership and future studies, from Regent University.

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