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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

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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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What a Church Desires from Missionaries

March 31, 2011

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In nineteen years of involvement in mission, I have observed three desires that churches place upon missionaries they support:  faithfulness, communication, and relationship. Not every church asks for all three, only the truly committed churches do.  Most churches want some level of two of these aspects, generally, communication and faithfulness.  The church that only requests […]

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