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PART TWO: 7 Guidelines for Partnership – Supporting a National or Indigenous Ministry

July 5, 2013

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see Part ONE Determine Who Provides Care and Accountability for the Leader No leader should be a lone ranger. Before building a partnership, determine who is around the leader that holds him or her accountable. It might be a group of local colleagues, a board, foreign missionaries or a government council. If it doesn’t exist, […]

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PART ONE: 7 Guidelines for Partnership – Supporting a National or Indigenous Ministry

July 2, 2013


A church missions committee leader asked me recently for guidelines for supporting a national worker. I gave a few thoughts and said that I would get back to her. Later I looked on the Internet and didn’t find much so I thought I would create a post. Churches in North America no longer need mission […]

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An Interview With A Missionary Who Integrates Social Media and Support Raising

October 15, 2012


Note: this interview is with Crick Porier, missionary to Estonia, who shares his basic approach in effectively integrating social media into his fundraising.  Crick has a degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Brian:  Crick, how do you integrate social media into your fundraising?  What platforms do you use and why? Crick:  There […]

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Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – Featuring Twitter

August 6, 2012


Previous Posts in This Series Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – The Basics Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – A Facebook Strategy Continuing on the roll of opening your social media accounts… I would suggest using a second medium such as Twitter or LinkedIn to complement your Facebook. Using Twitter for Fundraising  Ah, […]

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What a Missionary Desires from Churches

August 1, 2011


Earlier this year I posted What a Church Desires from Missionaries in which I said that churches desire faithfulness, communication and relationship from missionaries.  Now turn about is fair play. During 20 years of ministry in missions, I’ve experienced and observed three characteristics of churches that, when existent, radically alter the experience of the missionary […]

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