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The Mobilization Index: Connecting the Global Church to the Unreached

Information is powerful. We’ve all experienced moments where the discovery of a particular piece of information has radically shifted the direction of our lives. Many of us in the mission community had our lives transformed when we discovered the theme of God’s global mission that runs from Genesis to Revelation. The realization that God has always been a missionary God continues to challenge countless Christians to consider the direction and purpose of their lives. Or maybe it was the discovery of the unreached, that millions of souls lived beyond the reach of the local church and had little to no access to the gospel that was the watershed moment in your life. State of the World talks that educate and inspire Christians are a regular feature of mission conferences. Thankfully, God has raised up hard-working men and women who dedicate themselves to helping transform Christian worldviews through powerful and up-to-date information.

Innovations in Mobilization Collaboration

Uber, iPhones, Airbnb, Netflix, and Amazon. The list goes on. Disruptive innovations are taking over traditional North American industries. The missions realm also needs consistent creative effective new ways for how we activate, recruit, and onboard new workers. The environment is ripe for unprecedented breakthroughs in mobilization collaborations in the North American missions’ enterprise.

What is Polycentric Mission?

By Allen Yeh | The term polycentric mission has become popular. While the term has a more recent origin, the concept can be traced to the inception of the church. In its earliest days, no one place held authority. The West became a Christian center for a millennia, but now we see a return to polycentric Christianity that goes from everyone to everywhere.

Missions in a COVID Crisis: Journalism Implications

A looming global economic crisis caused by COVID-19 promises a likely outcome of reduced giving to missional causes. Traditional missions agencies face difficult choices: what is truly essential, what staff and pursuits are integral, and what activities need to be outsourced or discontinued. In the face of an uncertain financial future, agencies may be tempted to out-market one another in a scramble for the pieces of the funding pie that remain.

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