Faith-based organizations are sometimes known for what we're againstand all too often that includes being against each other. But amid growing distrust of religious institutions, Christ-centered nonprofits have a unique opportunity to link arms and collectively pursue a calling higher than any one organization's agenda.
Rooting for Rivals reveals how your ministry can multiply its impact by cooperating, rather than competing. Peter Greer and Chris Horst explore case studies illustrating the power of collaborative ministry. They also vulnerably share their own failures and successes in pursuing a kingdom mind-set. Discover the power of openhanded leadership to make a greater impact on the world.
"I love the African quote, 'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' I'm grateful to Peter Greer and Chris Horst for celebrating Christ-centered teamwork and collaboration in Rooting for Rivals."RICHARD STEARNS, president of World Vision U.S. and author of The Hole in Our Gospel
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
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About the Author
Peter Greer is president and CEO of HOPE International, a global nonprofit organization focused on alleviating both physical and spiritual poverty through Christ-centered microfinance. Under Peter's leadership, HOPE has expanded its network from three to sixteen countries. Peter resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Laurel, and their three children.
Chris Horst is the vice president of development at HOPE International. Chris has been published regularly in The Denver Post and Christianity Today, and he coauthored Mission Drift and Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing with Peter Greer. Chris and his wife, Alli, and their two sons and one daughter live in Denver, Colorado.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Why We Root for Rivals
1 Our Uncommon Unity 29
2 Kingdom over Clan 45
3 Abundance over Scarcity 55
Part 2 How We Root for Rivals
4 Seven Vices vs. Seven Virtues 71
5 Pride vs. Humility 86
6 Greed vs. Generosity 105
7 Gluttony vs. Temperance 123
8 Lust vs. Love 142
9 Envy vs. Contentment 156
10 Vengeance vs. Grace 170
11 Sloth vs. Steadfastness 190