Integral mission underlies Tearfund’s work and is at the heart of our belief that local churches, as caring, inclusive, servant-hearted and witnessing communities, can make an immense contribution to overcoming poverty, at a local, national and international level. Their passion, rootedness in the community, commitment to relationships and spiritual hope mean that they can be tremendous agents of transformation.
Follow this link to find out more about integral mission.
Occasionally it may be necessary to assess an organisation or church denomination’s past or current involvement in integral mission to know how best to envision them.
Click here (PDF 42 KB) for a brief guide on how to make an assessment of a church or organisation’s involvement in integral mission.
Micah Network’s integral mission website contains contributions from groups in many different countries around the world, sharing their experiences of building vision and mobilising churches for integral mission. Click here to visit the site. Visit the regional groups to find out what is happening.
Here are some different approaches to help churches (and Christian organisations) develop or strengthen their vision.