This article was originally published for Support Raising Solutions. At the Support Raising Leaders Conference, InterVarsity leaders shared their exciting results from a new “Summer of MPD,” a short term assignment for staff to focus as much as 80% of their summer on raising additional personal support. We asked Emery Silva at InterVarsity to unpack the . . . read more
- 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
Description of workshop: The First Term missionary has multiple adjustments to make, losses to mourn, an identity to shed and a new identity to learn—all happening amidst high stress. In that process, emotional baggage can surface adding to the confusion. Understanding what happens psychologically and spiritually in the stress and identity crisis of the First . . . read more
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
Recognizing the rigors of cross-cultural living, astute church leadership will have a planned approach in its preparation of future international disciplemakers. The product of this intentional mentoring are global workers who are spiritually mature, emotionally healthy and relationally secure. This Webinar will review the equipping of the mentors who play the critical role of preparing future . . . read more
With a focus on the youngest up and coming generation, Elmore outlines the differences that these kids bring to our society. He then goes into an exploration of how we might consider helping these kids as they deal with the realities of their sometimes-shocking reality.
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
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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