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Women in Missions - Rebekah Naylor

OverviewThis session will discuss the role of women in health care missions today. It will include examples and personal stories that will encourage expanded vision and new perspectives on opportunities and needs.Educational ObjectivesAfter this session participants will be able to:1.Identify possible roles for women in health care missions2.Identify some barriers for women in health care missi...

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Partnerships - Jamie Saint

OverviewIn the mission field today, there is no shortage of work that needs to be done. Small minded thinking tells us that we are the only ones trying to accomplish a particular mission or that we are the only ones that can do it right. By working together as the body of Christ, we can accomplish more together than we can alone.Educational Objectives- Think of new ways to empower Christ-follow...

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Sharing Stories

Many of us are returning from a variety of summer adventures where we were able to serve another group of people somewhere in the world. Stories become amazing ways for us to share with each other what we’ve learned and what the Lord is teaching us. Stories also allow us to share our personal experiences and to explore the opportunities that are available in the world of medical mission...

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The World at Work - McKinsey & Co.

Check out this article written by McKinsey & Company analyzing the labor supply & demand in the midst of one of the most prominent talent shortage crises our world has seen. Here are some of the hurdles the global economy could face by the year 2020: 38 million to 40 million fewer workers with tertiary education (college or postgraduate degrees) than employers will need, or 1...

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Sojourn Church: Our Journey to Become a Sending Church

For many, a sending church is an integral relationship offering accountability, support and a covering of prayer. But what if your church has never sent anyone out? Or what if the others they have sent are not like you? Nathan Garth of Sojourn Church in Louisville, Kentucky shares his church's journey to become a sending church on imb.org. Garth gives 4 key points and some closing ta...

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Secular Work is Full-Time Service - Mike Andrus

Mike Andrus | September 10, 2006Genesis 1-3Series: The Ministry of the Market PlaceMike Andrus is the Senior Adult Ministries Pastor at First Evangelical Free Church of St. Louis County, where he was previously served as the Senior Pastor. He holds a Pre-Ministerial B.A. from Calvary Bible College, an M.A. in Philosophy from Southern Methodist University, a Th.M., from Dallas Theological Semina...

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Don’t Go Until You’re Sent

Don't Go? But isn't that the point? My family is supportive. I have found a job. I'm ready to go. Wait...What about the church? Mack Stiles addresses the imperative topic of the church's role when someone is stepping into missions in his article for The Gospel Coalition. Whether you are going as a Market Place Worker or even more traditional routes, Stiles appeals that y...

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Rethinking Work Panel Discussion - TGC13

Watch panelists from The Gospel Coalition Conference in 2013 explore the practical implications of a faithful theology of work. In this video: Tim Keller, Tom Nelson, Dave Kiersznowski, Katherine Leary Alsdorf, Mark Mellinger

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