Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM) Experiences in Nigeria

Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM) Experiences in Nigeria

By Danladi Musa, Tearfund Country Representative for Nigeria
2012

The focus of the implementation plan of Tearfund in Nigeria is the local church. Tearfund in Nigeria is making a strategic adjustment to its work with partners, both denominations and Christian Development Organisations. It is placing the local congregation of believers at the heart of its development strategy. This is because failure to do this to date has resulted in the church not being the salt and light to the communities in which they live. They have been on the periphery and not at the heart of the challenge to poverty.

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From Reconciliation to Resilient Communities: Transcending Shame-Honour Culture

From Reconciliation to Resilient Communities: Transcending Shame-Honour Culture

by Shekhar Prabhakar Bhagwat - September 2019

Reconciliation and unity between senior Christian leaders, modelled visibly before the Church, especially in shame-honour cultures, is essential ‘so that the world may believe’ that the Father has sent the Lord Jesus (John 17.21). Fostering and promoting reconciliation among senior national leaders results in a resilient community of leaders who in turn take the ministry of reconciliation to younger leaders and pastors.

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