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Sunday School: Missions (Pt.5: Healthy Missions Partnerships)

December 9, 2018 Speaker: John Bell Series: Sunday School: Missions

Lesson # 5: Healthy Missions Partnerships 

TRUST AND HUMILITY—TWO SIDES OF A COIN

SIX CHARACTERISTICS OF A HEALTHY PARTNERSHIP

  1. Servant-Minded
  2. Pastor-Led
  • Preach
  • Pray
  • Practice
  1. Relationship-Based
  • Excellent in their work. We want to partner with workers who seem to be doing work well and who are biblically thoughtful about how they do it.
  • Strategic in their focus. We want to partner with workers laboring in places where there is little gospel light or where their work aims to strengthen local churches.
  • Widely known by the congregation. We want to partner with workers who not only are known to the church leadership but are known (or willing to do the work to become known) throughout the whole congregation.
  1. Commitment-Centered
  2. Congregation-Wide
  3. Long-Term Focused