Rooting for Rivals: How Collaboration and Generosity Increase the Impact of Leaders, Charities, and Churches
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A mere eighty-five nonprofits have endured five hundred years or more. Statistics suggest nearly three of every four newly launched nonprofits will close their doors within a decade. The odds are stacked against survival.

This might seem like an odd case to make in a leadership book. If our organizations will one day vanish, why care about them? Why not focus exclusively on maximizing our own prosperity or trying to secure an enduring legacy? Why not lose hope altogether? For Christians, the answer is clear. Hundreds of years from now, our descendants will likely not know our names, nor those of our organizations. But if we successfully embrace the unity Jesus taught, our descendants will remember what the Church did together.

As Christ’s followers, we are not just building temporary organizations but participating in an eternal Kingdom. Your ministry’s growth is not the only metric for success for followers of the One whose legacy on earth was defined by self-sacrifice and love for those who could never repay Him. In that light, rooting for rivals—cheering on and coming to the aid of those the world sees as our competitors—doesn’t feel all that crazy. It’s time we look at ourselves and our organizations in a Kingdom context.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2018
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0764231251
ISBN-13: 9780764231254

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Faith-based organizations are sometimes known for what we're against--and all too often that includes being against each other. But amid growing distrust of religious institutions, Christ-centered nonprofits have a unique opportunity to link arms and collectively pursue a calling higher than any one organization's agenda.

Rooting for Rivals
reveals how your ministry can multiply its impact by cooperating, rather than competing. Peter Greer and Chris Horst explore case studies illustrating the power of collaborative ministry. They also vulnerably share their own failures and successes in pursuing a kingdom mind-set. Discover the power of openhanded leadership to make a greater impact on the world.

"I love the African quote, 'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' I'm grateful to Peter Greer and Chris Horst for celebrating Christ-centered teamwork and collaboration in Rooting for Rivals."--RICHARD STEARNS, president of World Vision U.S. and author of The Hole in Our Gospel

Author Bio

Peter Greer is president and CEO of HOPE International, a global nonprofit organization focused on alleviating both physical and spiritual poverty through Christ-centered microfinance. Under Peter's leadership, HOPE has expanded its network from three to sixteen countries. Peter resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Laurel, and their three children.

Chris Horst
is the vice president of development at HOPE International. Chris has been published regularly in The Denver Post and Christianity Today, and he coauthored Mission Drift and Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing with Peter Greer. Chris and his wife, Alli, and their two sons and one daughter live in Denver, Colorado.

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