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August 23, 2021

Make the Decision to Shift from Dependency to Discipleship

Whether we go, give, send, or serve, we must make the decision to shift from dependency to discipleship. If we do, instead of handicapping people, we will see the kingdom come.
August 11, 2021

Attention All Attorneys and Accountants

This post is for all controllers and bookkeepers, legal advisors and auditors, CFOs and counselors, treasurers and secretaries who serve with churches and ministries in paid and non-paid roles. Your technical work matters!
June 16, 2021

The Pathways to Sustained Interdependence

Sustained interdependence is the necessary interplay between people and God that results in fruitful and flourishing ministry. This post aims to unpack the aspects of this necessary interplay so you can experience it where you serve.
May 11, 2021

Filling Empty Board Positions

How did the early church select an overseer to fill an empty board spot? When Judas left an open spot on the governing body of the early church, Acts 1:21–26 reveals a two-part process for filling his vacancy. It offers fresh insights for us today.
April 26, 2021

Latin America March 2021 Field Report

In El Salvador, Panamá, and Bolivia, we deepened relationships, engaged rich discussions about biblical teaching and practical tools for growing stewards, and shared the vision of helping organizations follow CONFIABLE standards for flourishing and sustainability.
March 31, 2021

Bigger than Gifts and Buildings

Here are insights from Luke 21:1-6 for Christian workers to remember as we interface with givers and because want to be attentive to what our Lord wants us to hear.
January 27, 2021

How the Theology of the Faithful Steward Shapes Our Ministry

God is the owner of every organization and we are stewards of the ministries entrusted to our care. This theology of the steward informs our thinking and drives our practice.
December 16, 2020

MENA December 2020 Field Report

Thanks to the gracious hand of God, GTP and NABLA have big news in two areas: Transformational Model and JOE Retreat. We want to share about this model and retreat for possible application in other regions.
November 23, 2020

How to Set Up an Accountability Organization

Voluntary accreditation is a new concept. There has to be a champion and like-minded companions that are so passionate about accountability that they must do something about it. Here are steps they can follow.
November 16, 2020

Latin America November 2020 Field Report

Good news! Strategic face-to-face meetings on 12-15 November 2020 with CONFIABLE, the peer accountability group in Guatemala, will result in the spreading of standards and the strengthening of stewards in Guatemala and across Latin America.
September 25, 2020

Seven Principles for Helping People Build Thriving Ministries

God works in unpredictable ways to supply our needs, and we often play a part in it by inviting people to participate. Here are seven principles that might help you in this challenging work.
September 14, 2020

Crisis Stewardship and Giving: Six Practical Generosity Insights

During this challenging season, everyone is saying, “What do we do?” The situation forces us to ask deeper, harder questions. This article features six of them related to stewardship and giving.
August 23, 2021

Make the Decision to Shift from Dependency to Discipleship

Whether we go, give, send, or serve, we must make the decision to shift from dependency to discipleship. If we do, instead of handicapping people, we will see the kingdom come.
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