Two Key Questions

Partnering Well – Two Key Questions To Answer

Partnering Well – Two Key Questions To Answer

 
As mission agencies, local churches, and other ministries begin to explore partnering efforts across the boundaries of their organizations, two key questions often emerge:

1. How can you know when it is right to partner with other organizations in pursuit of a God-given vision?

2. What can you do to make those partnerships successful?

 
Steve Douglass, president of Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ), addressed these two key questions in a recent article for the Global Alliance for Church Multiplication (GACX).

 

There is a big difference between talking about something and taking effective action,” Douglass writes. “Don’t partner if you can’t commit to engage significantly.

 
Drawing from many years of experience working in mission partnerships around the world, Douglass highlights five elements that characterize strong partnerships:

1. Common outcomes
2. Complementary contributions
3. Improved fruitfulness
4. Commitment to action
5. Humility

 

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