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
- 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
Presented by Jeffrey Fussner, formerly Special Assistant to the International Director, and then most recently Director of People Development, TEAM When crossing cultures we navigate differences in ideas, feelings and values with the host culture. One area that is often experienced early on — but can remain unexamined — is the sharing of money and . . . read more
Drawing from his years of experience teaching Bible interpretation in the Philippines and other Majority World contexts (as well as North American seminaries), Larry Caldwell has designed a simple, reproducible seven-step process that focuses on the text and considers the culture in seeking to understand and teach the Bible.
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
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
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For almost two decades, my husband Neal and I have lived in or near war zones with our children, or in places with active terrorist threats and violent activity.
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
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
Member Care/Health/Development (CHD) is well into middle age. We could say it has exploded into the Mission Ecosphere, and has become an integral part of most missions, as well as spawning many independent ministries, websites, and training programs. In many ways, this is a good thing, in that if people are the most important part . . . read more