Partnership is something we long for but often have a difficult time defining. North American churches and organizations are seeking to partner with the global community in ever increasing degrees, yet partnership is often a broad elusive term that can be defined very differently depending on the context.
- How Diaspora Ready Are You? A 24 Event for Missions Agency LeadersFri Jul 13 2018, 12:00pm EDT - Sat Jul 14 2018, 12:00pm EDT
- 2018 Mission Leaders ConferenceThu Sep 20 2018, 2:00pm EDT - Sat Sep 22 2018, 12:00pm EDT
- Creating Pathways (and Reducing Barriers) for Women in Organizational Leadership: Seeing Men and Women Flourish as They Work TogetherFri Oct 5 2018, 12:00pm EDT - Sat Oct 6 2018, 12:00pm EDT
- Denominational RoundtableMon Dec 10 2018, 1:00pm EST - Tue Dec 11 2018, 1:00pm EST
Missiographic: North American Missionaries Serving Globally. As long as there are people with no access to the gospel we must continue to send those who will proclaim Christ to the nations.
The “insider movement” has received much attention in recent years and is often portrayed in ways that are polarized or misunderstood. Instead of repeating old arguments either for or against, this webinar will present a model for understanding the different layers of “insiderness” that followers of Jesus exhibit in their contexts today. Such a model . . . read more
Westerners can falsely think, “Honor-shame cultures don’t believe in right and wrong!” But honor-shame cultures do indeed have a sense of morality; their basis for ethics is communal and relational (not legal or abstract). This practical webinar examines (1) the biblical ethic for honor-shame cultures and (2) how Christian discipleship can foster genuine moral transformation . . . read more
Rethinking the Question “Who is a Missionary?” in Light of 21st Century Diaspora Realities, with Implications for its Missionaries, Churches and Mission Agencies Today Clearly God is at work in the movement of peoples from everywhere to everywhere in these first two decades of the 21st century. This new work requires all of us to . . . read more
Celebrate and sharpen your ministry’s impact through effective evaluation. Learn how to use four practical tools for evaluation (with minimal jargon). Discover how to meet the needs (and calm the fears) of funders, board and field leaders. Understand the essential building blocks of evaluation and the elements ministries should commit to doing in house. Take . . . read more
This webinar shared results from a qualitative research study designed to understand trends and needs for North American workers living and serving in cultures other than their own. Results and implications were discussed on eight themes: candidate characteristics, training aspects, cross-cultural training needs, ministry training needs, missionary care needs, global missions efforts and needs, church . . . read more
Learn how to better engage the refugee crisis. Thomas Bucher, the European Evangelical Alliance General Secretary, will explain the strategy to gather information and support grass root leadership. Select countries and key issue networks, such as media, trauma response, refugee ministries, etc., will be featured. The EEA is providing leadership by creating a collaboration rich . . . read more
I have been reading the book, Christian Persecutions in the Middle East, A 21st Century Tragedy, by George Marlin, and am a bit overwhelmed. The book starts with a short history of persecution of Christians in the Middle East and then walks through eight different countries, recounting the unfolding tragedy of our day. From economic subjugation . . . read more
The February 2009 edition addresses the Palestinian Question, taking a fresh look at the complex issues related to peace in the Middle East with special focus on Gaza and the West Bank.Â Our subject matter expert is Carl Medearis. Carl lived in the region for more than a decade and is an expert on Muslim-Christian . . . read more