Tag Archives: Motivation

Get Off Your Island – Building Effective Kingdom Partnerships

Island

Every island has its own climate, natural resources and culture, but there are few islands that can “survive” without associating with other islands. In the past, time, money and resources were spent to building up each individual work, but it’s time to stop working on our own and begin building healthy kingdom partnerships….  

Five Ways Toward Genuine Partnership

Five Ways Toward Genuine Partnership

It was a hot day and I was running late and I was lost. Not a great combination. In a sweaty, stressed and rather disjointed way I managed to ask a security guard for directions. His reply was less than helpful: “Sorry mate, you can’t get there from here”. Perhaps it was when he saw the colour drain from my face, or my jaw drop that he realized the incongruity of his remark. The security guard went on to tell me that if I could just relocate myself to the other side of campus I would easily find the meeting I was running late for.

The journey from disunity to unity may seem impossible, but perhaps we just need to change our starting point a little to see that it is actually more within reach than we thought. Here are five postures that we could adopt to begin the route to unity…  

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….