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.
- Webinar: Making Teams Work in MissionsThu Aug 24 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- Webinar: The Missionary Martyr: What We Learn from Those Who Gave Their Lives for the Cause of ChristThu Aug 31 2017, 2:00pm EDT - 3:15pm EDT
- A Global Vision for WomenSat Sep 9 2017 - Sat Sep 16 2017
- 2017 Mission Leaders ConferenceThu Sep 21 2017, 2:00pm CDT - Sat Sep 23 2017, 12:00pm CDT
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
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
This book is the result of a qualitative research project on mobilization that collected data from around the globe. The text was analyzed and a broad set of results were gathered under the headings of perceptions of mobilization, items that accelerate mobilization, and finally, items that retard or impede mobilization.
A combination of factors internal to China and in the external environment are reshaping the China ministry landscape. As a result the role of foreign Christian workers in China is changing. Central to this change is a shift in orientation from serving the church in China to serving with the church in China. Drawing upon . . . read more