Rooting For Rivals: How Collaboration and Generosity Increase the Impact of Leaders, Charities and Churches
:Reject Pride of Ownership in Pursuit of a Higher Mission Christian organizations have come to be known mostly for what we're against. And all too often, that includes being against each other. But amid growing distrust of religious...
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:Reject Pride of Ownership in Pursuit of a Higher Mission
Christian organizations have come to be known mostly for what we're against. And 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 with others, modeling Christlike love and generosity in the process. Peter Greer and Chris Horst explore case studies illustrating the power of collaborative ministry. Writing with vulnerability, they also share their own failures and successes in moving toward a kingdom mindset.
In Rooting for Rivals you'll discover the key to revitalizing your ministry and making an enduring difference in the world.
Jill Heisey is a freelance communications specialist. She graduated from Messiah College with degrees in politics and Spanish before landing her dream job as a member of HOPE International's marketing team. She and her husband, Bryan, are parents to Adelyn and Celia and live in Frederick, Maryland, where Jill spends her days writing anything from books and marketing materials to the ABCs.
Peter Greer, who holds an M.P.P. from Harvards Kennedy School and a B.S. from Messiah College, is the president of HOPE International, a global faith-based microfinance organization serving over 220,000 entrepreneurs in 14 countries. A frequent lecturer and a featured panelist at Harvards International Development Conference, Peter and his wife, Laurel, live in Lancaster, PA, with their two children. He is the author The Poor Will Be Glad: Joining the Revolution to Lift the World Out of Poverty.
Chris Horst is the director of advancement at HOPE International and manages a team of regional representatives located throughout the United States. He has visited many of HOPE's programs across the globe and spent time in the field as a microfinance practitioner in Romania. He completed his undergraduate degree in business at Taylor University and his MBA from Bakke Graduate University. Chris and his wife, Alli, are parents to one son, Desmond, and live in Denver, Colorado.