How Does Partnering Work

Though all partnering efforts and collaborative initiatives are different, there seems to be some common processes, principles, and best practices. The following seeks to summarize some of those. Stage One Activities: Identify (Laying the foundation

Children at the Heart of Mission

REDISCOVERING CHILDREN AT THE HEART OF MISSION There is a misconception of serious proportions among Christians that ‘the Bible says very little about children’. Let’s examine that. An Old Testament Cast of Children (from Genesis to

What Is a Rite of Passage Experience?

One of the rites of passage for the Burns family was when my wife, Cathy, took each of our daughters away for an overnight trip when they were eleven years old to read and discuss

Shalom – God’s heart for children

Shalom – God’s heart for children Shahid was physically broken – he was born paralysed and unable to use his legs. He lived in a broken environment – a poor urban area in South Asia