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April 2008 | Vol. 3 | Issue 4

The Essential Facilitator Bridge

“Mind the Gap”

If you have ridden the London tube, you have heard that disembodied voice imploring you to “Mind the gap!” as you stepped on or off the subway cars. Londoners have a hard time understanding why Americans are so taken with the phrase that they tote home mugs and tee-shirts bearing the reminder. But “Mind the gap!” is a wise admonition for churches embarking on global partnerships. There’s a deep chasm of language, culture, and religious differences separating Western churches from most of those to, and with whom, they want to minister. . . .[Click below to continue]