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The Glory of Mission Partnership

Elliot Clark

On October 6, 1949, Jim Elliot noted in his journal, "Second Corinthians 1 was my morning meditation. Stirred to sober wonder at what, or rather who, shall be my glorying in the day of Jesus Christ?" In 2 Corinthians 1:12–14, Paul shares with the Corinthians his hope that they will boast   […]

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5 Lessons TLI's Formal Team Learned during COVID

Patrick J. O'Banion

In spring 2020, as the seminary that TLI's Formal Team partners with in South Asia was gearing up for the final months of their academic year and preparing to graduate the first cohort of MDiv students, the COVID pandemic hit. The country's borders immediately closed to foreign travelers. Since the school   […]

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Deep Learning That Transforms

Jonathan Worthington
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When Missionaries Arrive

Ryan Currie
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An Overlooked Mission Strategy

Elliot Clark
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Cold Reception: Challenges for Muslim Converts

Mouner Alajji
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Finding Elders in Immigrant Churches

Luis Cardenas
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Closed Borders, Open Doors

Elliot Clark
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A Beachhead for Gospel Advance: An Interview with Chris Bruno

Elliot Clark
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Pastoral Training for Geneva's Exiles

Patrick J. O'Banion
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Training to Pass the Baton

Mike Rudolph
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The Diasporic Roots of Korean Missions

Patrick J. O'Banion
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Our Mission Remains Essential

Mike Rudolph
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Listening to Diaspora Christians: An Interview with Eduardo Mendes

Elliot Clark
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Pastor, Are You a One-Woman Man?

Joost Nixon
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Cyprian and Coronavirus

Patrick J. O'Banion
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Diaspora Ministry Is Nothing New

Patrick J. O'Banion
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Mission Beyond the Pacific

Patrick J. O'Banion
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Don't Oversimplify the (Prosperity) Gospel

Elliot Clark
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Returning the Right Way from a Mission Trip

Elliot Clark
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Why Plant Pastoral Training Schools?

Joost Nixon
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The Kingdom Advances through Diasporas

Aaron Jameson
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Cultural Virtues for Teachers

Alex Kirk
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Missions on the Move

Darren Carlson
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The Danger of False Humility in Missions

Elliot Clark
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Should the Children of Missionaries Study the Local Language?

Jon and Andrea Hoglund
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Defend the Faith by Making Disciples

Elliot Clark
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Aiming for the Ideal Graduate (Part 2)

Joost Nixon
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Haiti, Hebrews, and Hope

Alex Kirk
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A Thank You to Bethlehem Baptist Church as We Turn Ten

Darren Carlson
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Aiming for the Ideal Graduate (Part 1)

Joost Nixon
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The Global Church Needs Good Shepherds

Elliot Clark
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Getting PhDs to the Mission Field

Darren Carlson
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Retiring from Ministry?

Weymann Lee
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Support Raising: God’s Amazing Provision for Ministry

Weymann Lee
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The Cycle of Culture Shock

Darren Carlson
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An Indian Perspective on Dependency and Missions (Part 1)

Vijay Meesala
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Tips on Using a Translator When Teaching

Darren Carlson
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Encouraging Women to Do Biblical Studies at the Graduate Level

Darren Carlson
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An Indian Perspective on Dependency and Missions (Part 2)

Vijay Meesala
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The Story of TLI (Part 1): Beginnings

Darren Carlson
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The Story of TLI (Part 2): How to Start an Organization

Darren Carlson
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Why I Won’t Be Filling a Shoebox This Christmas

Brian Howell
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The Story of TLI (Part 3): Sending, School Planting and Staff

Darren Carlson
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The Story of TLI (Part 4): Missionaries, Curriculum and Growth

Darren Carlson
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The Story of TLI (Part 5): Graduation and Expansion

Darren Carlson
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Why Asking "Do You Agree with Our Statement of Faith?" Is Not Enough

Darren Carlson
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Don’t Glamorize the Christians “Over There”

Darren Carlson
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A Plea For Gospel Sanity in Missions: From East to West (Part 1)

Aubrey Sequeira
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A Plea For Gospel Sanity in Missions: From East to West (Part 2)

Aubrey Sequeira
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A Plea For Gospel Sanity in Missions: From East to West (Part 3)

Aubrey Sequeira
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A Review of a Popular Missions Book: Miraculous Movements

Darren Carlson
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Thoughts On Our Right To Kill Our Son

Darren Carlson
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But in the Greek It Says . . .

Darren Carlson
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Would You Pay People to Go to Church?

Jeff Atherstone
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My Wife Has Been Married to Five Men

Darren Carlson
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How to Grow as a Missiologist

Travis Myers
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Integrity Has a Price

Jeff Atherstone
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Ten Rules for Eating Food Overseas

Darren Carlson

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I Understand

We are excited to announce that Duane Tweeten has been named the second president of Training Leaders International.

Duane and Darren

Duane joined TLI in 2012 as an International Trainer after serving as a pastor for seventeen years. He then became the Lead International Trainer, then VP for Theological Education. For the past few years, he has run the day-to-day operations as the Executive Vice President of TLI. He is loved by the staff and our partners around the world. Darren Carlson is remaining at TLI with the title of International Director and Founder.

TLI's mission remains unchanged. Since 2009 we have sought to train pastors and leaders around the world, partnering with local leaders who have invited us to provide the theological training pastors and leaders desperately need. Thank you for partnering with us to strengthen churches around the world by training her leaders.