Wherever a team is assembled, conflict will ensue. On a short-term mission trip, where members of the team must fully rely on each other and spend every moment of the day together, the potential for interpersonal disaster multiplies many times over. The first-time leader and the seasoned veteran will find this resource packed with ideas for promoting team unity and dealing with the inevitable conflicts that result when people work closely together.
This 33-page resource will will help you train and direct the leaders and members of your short-term missions team.
NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.
This Resource contains all of the following:
I'll Never Forget ...
... being ill-equipped to deal with conflict.
Four Key Relationships
Successful short-term missions leaders recognize—and pursue—these connections.
Creating Uncommon Unity
Jesus built community to create effective evangelists. Here's how.
A Winning Team
Practical advice for building unity.
Ministry Team Diagnostics
How to avoid the five most common dysfunctions of a ministry team.
The Gospel for People in Stress
An example of conflict resolution from the early church.
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