TRAINING THE PARTICIPANTS
This stage may be the most significant
of all. It involves the identification, training, and release
of personnel capable of implementing the strategic plan. One might
assume here that we are talking exclusively about field personnel.
Not at all. Training and equipping those who will be central to
the initiative, but will remain at home, is also vitally important.
Therefore, training becomes a critical component for those who
go and for those back home.
is an on-going process that spans the life of the initiative and
is strongly connected to the overall success. The fact that God
loves to use "ordinary people" and that every believer
can play a significant role in world evangelization must never
give us permission to minimize thorough and effective training
in every area.
the Areas Where Training Is Needed: