Category: Church Planting

Stressed to the Max: How Does God Want Us to Deal With Stress?

This is part 2 of a 2 part blog series on the issue of stress written by Sharon Dickens (20schemes director of women’s ministry). In the previous post, we looked at what stress is, how

Why Is It So Important That We Represent God Correctly In Our Evangelism? CiHP BLOG 2/5

This post is adapted from Church in Hard Places: How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy by Mez McConnell and Mike McKinley. Why is it important that we understand the character

Why "Loving People" Can Be A Bad Reason To Help The Poor

“As with persons in any other helping profession, sometimes the motivation to enter the ministry is to gain the appreciation, attention, and acceptance which is personally needed but which is not being supplied elsewhere. Sometimes

I’ve Been To The Schemes & They’re Not As Needy As I Thought They Would Be!

Originally posted on 3 March 2015 “It doesn’t look as bad as I thought.” “I’ve seen worse.” “I thought it would be rougher than this.” “I don’t know what I was expecting but this looks