Mobilising churches in difficult contexts


Local churches in difficult contexts – whether because of marginalisation or persecution – are mobilised to respond to the whole needs of their community in contextually appropriate ways.

Good for: 

Working in contexts where the church is very weak, marginalised or persecuted.

Further information 

Click here for an overview of how some Tearfund partners are mobilising local churches in difficult contexts (PDF 43 KB)

Case study: Establishing a sustainable Christian community in a slum community in India where there was previously no church (PDF 77 KB)

Case study: The work of MIS in Senegal, who are doing church mobilisation in contexts where Christians are often a persecuted minority (PDF 54 KB)

Step-by-step: A guide to one approach to establishing sustainable Christian communities in slum communities where there are no churches (PDF 35 KB)