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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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Fireworks or Church Planting? 12 Questions for the Missional Church Planter

July 4, 2013


Happy 237 to America. As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, we can’t deny the integral nature that faith in God has played in our nation’s history. It is a history that is being revitalized every day in the resurgence of church planting. I am, however, troubled by the nature of some of the church planting […]

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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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Is Being Thankful Biblical, Cultural or Something We Learn From Our Parents?

November 21, 2012


It’s difficult to sit here the day before Thanksgiving and not be tempted to write a post about thankfulness. ¬†Being thankful is so central to missionary fundraising, support raising, MPD – call it whatever you want – that if we ignore it we will not be successful in our ministries. Image by vistamommy via Wikimedia […]

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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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