Main Speaker / Agenda Item *
15-Minute Ministry Highlight **
|June 2||Each year, missionary families leave the field, many for preventable reasons. What can we do to change that? Thrive Ministry provides care, resources, and community to help global [missionary] women thrive on the field—spiritually, physically, and emotionally. CEO, Lorrie Lindgren, and Development Associate, Bethany Hofmann, will share the unique needs of global women and ways you can encourage and empower the global women you know to thrive.||
International Students, Inc. Befriend international students and help them adjust to American culture.
|Mar 3, 2016||Encountering the World of Islam (EWI) guides you on a journey into the lives of Muslims around the world and in your neighborhood. EWI offers a fresh biblical perspective on Muslims helping class members understand how to connect relationally with the Muslim community and how to respectfully explain our hope in Jesus Christ, while not repeating prideful errors of the past.||Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL).|
|Dec 3, 2015||Jonathan Phillippe Int'l Security & Crisis Manager East West Ministries Int'l|
|Sept 3, 2015||We will tour World Vision (WV) disaster supply warehouse. Hear how your organization can partner with WV to respond to disasters. Also, learn about their "school tools" program and how your church/org can partner with WV in the schools where you are working/ministering.|
|June 4, 2015||Jay Long serves with World Relief as the Director of Church Mobilization and will be sharing strategic engagement tools and testimonies for reaching refugee populations coming to the DFW area.||Restore Hope - Church Mobilization and Community Development and Relief|
|Mar 5, 2015||Dr. Mark Harlan, Director of the Abraham Center, will facilitate & debrief activities giving insight into the honor-shame worldview.||Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics. Dr. Mark Harlan and Sheri Dugan (EA) will highlight the new MA in Abrahamic Studies, Islamic Worldviews and Arts & Islam programs, and the graduate certificate in Islamic Studies.|
|Dec 4||Alexsa (e3 Partners), will give us a first-hand report re: the Syrian refugee crisis following her ministry among them during the month of October. Join us to hear their stories and Alexsa's recommendations re: how the church can respond.||
Derek, co-leader of Lm2, a ministry among immigrants in 45 cities in Europe and founder of The Chase, a collaborative initiatives and partnerships with other ministries, like the Syrian Circle, accelerating Kingdom expansion, specifically among unreached peoples.
|Nov 6||How can church/mission leaders encourage and support their ministry partners who are currently working in ebola affected areas? How can we lead the way as peacemakers in our own churches and communities as we encounter people who have traveled to/from ebola affected areas of the world? Please join us as we hear from Dr. Manny Fernandez, President of World Link Ministries Int'l, who recently returned from Liberia (more than 21 days ago!).||
Rob Johnson, USA National Director Pais Project
|Oct 2||UPG Panel. Several churches will be sharing more about the process they went through in choosing a UPG focus, their experiences in developing a ministry plan, and how God has worked to bring Himself worship from the tongues, tribes and nations represented by their UPG focus||Mary Rangel is an Arabic teacher/tutor for people/agencies who want training in Arabic before going to the Middle East Arabic speaking world (or who are working among Arabic speakers here).|
|Sept 4||Pastor Jalil Dawood will share news about tthe Persecuted Church and the church in Iraq||Nick Noorazd will be sharing about a ministry in Afghanistan|
|Aug 6||Isachar Summit vision luncheon|
|Apr 3||Brenda Kirk from the Evangelical Immigration Table||David Nelms - The Timothy Initiative|
Katie Hoogerheide, Associate Dean of Students at GIAL (Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics), will introduce the B.A. in International Service* beginning this fall.
Come prepared to brainstorm and pray about how this program may impact Dallas and the rest of the Kingdom.
|Brian Considine, Author of EthnicEmbraceUSA.|
|Feb 13||Nancy works in Europe with immigrant ethnic groups. She will be sharing about reaching out to the Musl who lives in your neighborhood, as well as, about networking and sharing resources with others who are ministering to Musl in the DFW area.|
|Jan 2, 2014||No meeting in January|
We meet on the 1st Thursday of March, June, September and December from Noon until 1:30 pm
Lunch served - $5.00 per person and you are welcome to join us - RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with "RSVP-DFW MOB" in the subject line.
Next Meeting: Thursday, June 2nd at The Hope Center (in the 2nd floor Board Room) 2001 W Plano Parkway Plano, TX 75075