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Postings is a FREE monthly e-newsletter of practical articles in church missions mobilization. Not only can you benefit from each new issue, but all of the past articles are available below. You can download and distribute copies of any issue to your missions team and other leaders. Contact Catalyst if you would like to customize issues for your audience.

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We have organized some of the key issues into this systematic approach to developing powerful missions involvement in your church. Read this article to get an overview: 5 Steps Toward Global Engagement. Note that only a few key articles are highlighted here.

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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF POSTINGS

2017

  • Start Here / May ’17: First steps to ministry with least-reached peoples
  • Filling Global Gaps / Apr. ’17: A targeted approach to finding global workers
  • Story Force / Mar. ’17: Two churches employ the power of global narratives
  • Stuck / Feb. ’17: How to overcome five church missions impasses
  • Successfully Riding Change / Jan. ’17: How global waves are reshaping church missions

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  • Restructuring Local Church Missions / Dec. ’07: Options for reorganizing mission committees/teams to foster more involvement
  • Missionary Communication / Nov. ’07: Helping missionaries improve their prayer letters, emails, blogs, and other communications
  • Partnership Essentials / Oct. ’07: Shares the most essential elements of successful partnerships and most frequently seen partnership quagmires
  • More Service Please / Sept. ’07: Emphasizes how agencies need a “no strings attached” approach to serving churches
  • Let’s Partner with Networks / Aug. ’07: Identifies how agencies can collaborate with church networks focused on specific people groups
  • The Church/Agency/Missionary Sending Triangle / July ’07: Clarifying sending tasks and how to best collaborate in the process
  • Making Process Serve Partnership/ June  ’07: Truly reciprocal partnerships require time for relationships and shared goals to emerge.
  • Matchmaking / May ’07: A checklist to evaluate compatibility of potential partners
  • Financing the Task / Apr. ’07: 21st century difficulties and possible solutions for funding God’s global mission
  • Pastor’s Forums / Mar. ’07: Agency mobilizers explain the forums they host for pastors, and pastors recall the revitalizing effect of attending them
  • Seasoned Advice / Feb. ’07: Experienced mobilizers share words of wisdom about connecting with churches, mobilization skills, and mistakes they’ve made
  • Security-Sensitive Partnership / Jan. ’07:  One successful example of how Western churches and agencies can actively partner with nationals to reach places Westerners cannot go

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