This book grew out of Steve Moore’s multiyear study of leadership conversations in the Bible. Leadership lessons are drawn from the conversation and interwoven with additional insight and experience from the author’s life. The first chapter relays how the author evaluated the conversations and chose the “top 10.” Each of the next ten chapters could be considered a lesson and devotional from a biblical leader’s life.
- Webinar: Data is Your Ally: Key Research Analysis for the Modern Missions MovementThu Oct 5 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- Resources and Relationships in Missions: Navigating the Minefield of DependencyThu Oct 19 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- Women to Women Ministry SkillsSat Oct 28 2017 - Sat Nov 4 2017
- Women to Women Peer Mentoring RetreatThu Nov 30 2017 - Sun Dec 3 2017
David Sedlacek, Consultant for Team & Leader Development, TEAM Teamwork is an essential skill for cross-cultural, multicultural mission. What does it take to develop and maintain a healthy team? In this webinar, David Sedlacek presents a model for healthy teamwork grounded in his own experience with church planting teams in Japan and Europe and in . . . read more
Far too long many churches have become either distracted or sidelined by prevailing misconceptions of what their mission to the world should be. Through this book Spitters and Ellison have taken up the banner of giving much needed correction to misunderstandings and mistaken mission practices that have become prevalent in many church mission programs.
Stephan Bauman, former president of World Relief, makes the case that even though compared to previous generations we are safer, live longer, hurt less, and earn more, we are also more afraid than ever. Bauman invites us, and tells how to live in authentic faith, free from fear and its debilitating symptoms that paralyzes many from engaging the world.
In the author’s ten years living in China, Chinese friends and foreign friends alike have told him that in many ways he is more like a Chinese person than an American. Taking his cue from the Apostle Paul, “I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some” (1 Cor 9:22), Laughlin first looks at how we are to imitate Christ’s love and humility to effectively love the locals to whom we minister.
STM goers want to courageously share Christ in word and action around the globe. Yet, there are risks associated with all travel. In the spirit of Matt. 10:16, this workshop will discuss biblical guiding principles for approaching risk and how team leaders can reduce risk and prepare for on-field crises with appropriate concern, but not . . . read more
Join us for an interview-style webinar with Jon Hirst, CEO of GMI, as we process the closure of GMI, its implications for the mission community and insights into how mission research is continuing on beyond GMI’s institutional role. Jon Hirst is the President & CEO of GMI (Global Mapping International). Jon graduated from Judson University and . . . read more
Critical Questions for Effective Diaspora Involvement The case has been made in the missions community for what God is doing in the Global Diaspora. We get it! Now the question is, “What do we actually need to do?” How does it practically impact the decisions we need to make at the agency / local church . . . read more
An informal conversation with Hans Finzel to discuss his book Top Ten Ways to Be a Great Leader. Listen as Finzel talks about the word LEADERSHIP, and masterfully uses the letters to outline the ten essential skills every leader must master.
Employment law is changing fast, particularly in ways that impact religious organizations. Religious liberties are being challenged daily. Current issues include sexual orientation, overtime, joint employers, disabilities, defamation, and more. And that’s just in the United States. HR personnel also need to be aware of the potential implications of international law. What are further complications . . . read more