Macro Teams: Strategies, Roles, and Expectations of the Missionary, Agency, and Church

G. Scott Countryman, Global Training Network

This session will be a guided interactive exploration of the roles, expectations, and strategic responsibilities of the partnership between missionaries, sending churches, and mission agencies. We will also explore some ideas to help macro teams function in ways that are mutually supportive and effective.

Pastor Scott serves as a missionary with Global Training Network. His ministry focus is to equip, encourage, and empower pastors and Christian leaders in the majority world.  Scott began his missionary career in 1983 with the Torchbearer Bible School Bodenseehof in Germany and served as Bible School Principal from 1995-2001. He served as Pastor of Global Outreach at Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville, MN from 2001-2011. From 2009-2010 he was also Regional Director for Europe and North Africa for Converge Worldwide (BGC).   Scott received his M.Div. in the School of World Mission and Evangelism at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL and pursuing a doctoral degree in Global and Contextual Leadership at Bethel University.  Scott and his wife, Lisa, were married in 1985 and have three adult daughters.