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2017/10/15 — Brigada Today

Compiled/Edited by Doug Lucas and Tina McCormick, Team Expansion
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In this issue…

1) Are you looking for Christian resources in Mandarin or Chinese? This
2) Get Your TEFL Certificate Online
3) Global Alliance for Church Multiplication is On a Roll
4) Covert Awakening, Christian fiction
5) Curious About Who Gave What in 2016? Now You’ll Know
6) What Political Scientists Think about Political Repression
7) Humanitarian Stress and Trauma: What’s the Impact?
8) “Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills” Online Courses
9) Church Multiplication Collective
10) Looking for Great Group Counseling?
11) How to Learn the Names of Countries, Capitals, and More
12) Get All the News (without Censorship)
13) We’re Grateful to…
14) The Last Bit: Are We Raising Up More, Equal, or Fewer Workers?
15) Closing Stuff

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Covert Awakening, Christian fiction

Julianne Hale is a consultant working in the Intelligence Community. For more than ten years, she has served as a policy and counterterrorism expert focusing on the Near East region. Julianne wrote hundreds of reports for the US government analyzing world events, terrorist operations, and radical Islamic ideology, resulting in national intelligence and impact awards from several agencies. She is partnering with international ministries to bring humanitarian aid and also books like…


Church Multiplication Collective

Collectives are focused learning intensives that apply the best practices to make more & better disciples in the healthiest environments possible. The Church Multiplication Collective is designed to support you in assessing your current approach, identify areas to improve and take action. You will learn from practitioners and receive individualized coaching to contextualize principles to your situation. Registration closes on November 10, 2017. Click


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The Last Bit: Are We Raising Up More, Equal, or Fewer Workers?

If we wanted to acquire accurate data as to how mission organizations are doing in their recruitment of new cross-cultural workers, where would we turn? Are we raising up more missionaries today than we did in 1975? … or fewer? Or about the same? If it’s fewer, do you have theories about why? To comment, just click “Comment” following the web version of this item. Let’s grow a solid list of links and personal testimony about our track record with Matthew 9:35-38. Thanks in advance for your help!

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