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“It’s the celebration that keeps us going,” says Phill Butler in this video story which emphasizes the importance of acknowledging, sharing, and celebrating the progress your partnership makes in working together.

Brink of Disaster

In this video story, Phill Butler shares about a partnership formation meeting that almost went off the rails. Butler talks about the importance of managing emotions and expectations in high-stakes meetings. He stresses the value of making progress visible so that participants have a sense of what they’ve actually been able to accomplish.

Trust & Diversity

In this video story, Ernie Addicott talks about the underlying foundation of effective ministry collaboration – trusting relationships – and demonstrates how it is possible not only to work together across denominational boundaries, but to even build real and lasting friendships.