What happens on the Inside when it blows up on the Outside?

What happens on the Inside when it blows up on the Outside? Part I David experienced outside blow ups through […]

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Preaching Towards Mission: Which Discipleship?

Ask a hundred church leaders, “What is the essence of Christian Discipleship?” and possibly you will get around 100 different […]

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Preaching Towards Mission: Which Theology?

Like me, I am sure you have a preferred approach to preaching. Is it expository or thematic or something else?? […]

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Preaching Towards Mission: Which World View?

Preaching Towards Mission: Which World View? Every preacher does it. No exceptions, we all present a world view either through […]

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Tribalism and Unity - Part 4

An International Church Vision for The Practice of Unity: A Missional Imperative. International Churches (ICs) are communities in which the […]

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Tribalism and Unity – Part 3

Challenging the Tribalism of Your IC Leadership: A Vision for the Practice of Unity. Which Christian tribe do you represent? […]

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Resources for International Church Leaders

Rest/Counsel/Care Resources for International Church Leaders “This is a sampling of retreat/counselling/vacation/guesthouse venues/services available for retreat/restoration/vacation for cross-cultural workers and […]

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Tribalism and Unity – Part 2

The International Church, the Over-zealous, and the Unity of the Cross. They come from everywhere,bringing with them every variety of […]

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Tribalism and Unity – Part 1

Tribalism in the International Church: With Four Leadership Priorities for Unity and Mission. Tribalism is a little too common across […]

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Scattered and Gathered: A Global Compendium of Diaspora Missiology

The 21st Century is marked by mass migration. Massive population movements of the last century have radically challenged our study […]

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A Diaspora Mission Strategy for Local Churches

Unprecedented migration is a global reality of the twenty-first century. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) dubbed 2015 “The Year […]

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Thriving not Surviving - Leadership Principles to help enable sustainable effective International Church Ministry

Thriving not Surviving – Leadership Principles to help enable sustainable effective International Church Ministry: reflections from the Netherlands With the […]

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The story of Philip retold

A few years ago I visited King of Kings Community in Jerusalem (www.kkcj.org) during a trip to meet with international […]

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Missional Movement Potential of International Churches in Global Cities

By David Young Summary:  To be a diaspora Christ-follower is a liminal experience with all of the tensions of being […]

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R & R Resources for IC leaders

Rest/Counsel/Care Resources for International Church Leaders This is a sampling of retreat/counselling/vacation/guesthouse venues/services available for retreat/restoration/vacation for cross-cultural workers and […]

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Theological discernment for IC ministry

Summary: These unique characteristics (mobility, diversity, leadership vacuum) can be approached as problems for pastoral staff and leadership. For example, research […]

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Becoming a missional IC

Summary: This oasis/nurture mindset—with its primary inward focus on member care and shepherding—is inadequate for making disciples of this highly […]

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Thinking in Systems

In her book, Thinking in Systems, pioneer in systems thinking Donella Meadows aimed to give readers “a basic ability to […]

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The Thin Book of SOAR

If The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry teaches you how to leverage positive experience to create vision and energy for […]

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The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry

In her book, The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry,[1] author Sue Hammond provides an excellent overview of the change philosophy […]

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Bibles in Non-English Languages

As an International Church, you may get requests for Bibles in non-English languages – but don’t know where to find […]

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