6-9-MentoringIndigLeaders.jpgSMC6-9:  Mentoring
Indigenous Leaders

Reproducing Trainers and Leaders

The need to develop indigenous leadership within the North American context will be the focus of this workshop. Discussions will include early and recent missiological definitions of indigenization, the indigenous church, scope of contextuality, and characteristics of indigenous congregations.  Basic principles regarding mentoring indigenous leadership and evaluating the mentor leader's compatibility will be discussed as well as the church's internal adaptive strategy.  

Workshop Objectives


What you will learn in this workshop

1.  About the need to develop indigenous leadership for indigenous churches.

2.  Learn about some characteristics of an indigenous congregation. 

3.  Compatibility characteristics of the mentor leader.

4.  Evaluate your church's internal adaptive strategy. 


Workshop Outline

1.  Missional Foundations for Mentoring Leaders

2.  Measuring Indigenous Leadership

3.  Characteristics of Indigenous Congregations

4.  Training Indigenous Leaders

5.  Facilitating Indigenous Development

6.  Internal Adaptive Strategy



Workshop Content

Power Point Presentation

Contextual Data


Workshop Logistics

Time:  75 - 90 minutes

Power Point Projector needed


Seminar Workshops

Matrix Structures:

SMC6-1:  Developing Matrix Ministry Structures

Contextual Worship:

SMC6-2:  Contextual Forms and Mission-Shaped

Contextual Theologizing:

SMC6-3:  Biblical Interpretation in Context

Contextual Fellowship:

SMC6-4:  Body Life in Context & Missional Team Development

Contextual Evanzelization:

SMC6-5:  Communication in Postmodern Cultures

SMC6-6:  Indigenous Conversion Process

Contextual Service:

SMC6-7:  Biblical Foundations of Social Ministry

SMC6-8:  Serving Needs through Missional Communities

Contextual Leadership Development:

SMC6-9:  Mentoring Indigenous Leaders

Contextual Strategy:

SMC6-10:  Developing Your Missional Strategy in Context

Seminar SMC 6: Missional Congregations

Series:  SMC: Missional Planting