Category Archives: Tool

The Pocket Guide to Partnership

The Pocket Guide to Partnership is a 2-page summary of the process and principles for developing effective missional partnerships. Drawn out of nearly 30 years of field experience around the world, the Guide outlines the 3 main stages and 15 key principles of partnership development…  

The Logical Framework

Logical Framework

Most missional networks and partnerships are formed around some shared vision for what the members hope to accomplish together. If you are like other network facilitators, then at one point or another, you have found yourself sitting down in a meeting with a group of others to draw up some kind of strategic plan for your network or partnership. But far too often, our strategic plans turn out to be quite vague about how exactly our planned activities will accomplish our big vision. If you want your plans to do more than collect dust, then you need to pay attention to the two most powerful words in strategic planning: If … Then … These two words are the heart of a simple but effective planning tool known as the Logical Framework…  

Simultaneous Vision

Simultaneous Vision

Has God given you a dream to achieve? a vision to fulfill? a cause to conquer? a burden for breakthrough in some area of ministry Take a look around. You are likely to find many others who share the same passion. Time and time again, we have seen that the dreams stirring in one person’s heart are the same dreams stirring in another person’s heart…  

Code of Best Practice for Church-to-Church Partnerships

Many local churches around the world are actively engaged in cross-cultural overseas mission work through partnerships with missionaries, other churches, and numerous agencies. However, these local church partnerships are also often fraught with failures. Global Connections, a network of 200+ Christian churches, agencies, and colleges in the UK have developed a Code of Best Practice for Church to Church Partnerships….