Whether they already exercise influence in secular settings or feel called to begin and grow new missions and ministries, Christians in leadership positions need particular guidance and support to avoid the pitfalls of worldly power and be most effective for the Kingdom. Leadership Development includes fostering local community for young professional and church leaders in metro Richmond, as well as mentoring and resourcing church leaders in the developing world.
Listed below are our missions partners whose passion is mentoring and equipping believers for Christ-centered leadership both inside and outside the Church . Click on their thumbnails for more about their work or to find contact information so you can get involved. OR, click the button at right to return to the LOVE landing page to search by other Ministry Passions, learn more about Third's Mission Priorities, and to see how God is working in our CHURCH, CITY, NATION, and WORLD.
The Barnabas Center is a nonprofit, Christ-centered counseling, training and teaching ministry, seeking to build a community of people who have met God in the midst of struggle learning to handle them in redemptive ways.
Richmond Office: 804-741-2333 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Blue Sky Fund is on a mission to provide transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education. We will give every young person the opportunity to discover themselves by actively engaging the natural world. For more information, click here.
Pray for Ernie Campe and Ministry to Educate and Equip (MTEE) as they train future Christian leaders in Central and Eastern Europe.
Church Hill Academy is a faith based non- profit high school for at risk Church Hill youth, dedicated to helping students achieve academic success, develop positive character and to experience God's grace and love through their interactions with staff.
Christian Arabic Church and Fakhri Yacoub help bring people to Jesus Christ.
Alan and Jennifer DeCerff work with International Training Partners, training missionaries to work effectively in cross cultural settings in Africa.
East End Fellowship is a multi-ethnic, economically diverse community in the East End of Richmond, seeking God’s joy and justice for our neighborhoods out of love for Christ.
Elijah House Academy - A Christian school in Midlothian (founders Buzz and Janet Kell), drawing from the Richmond Metro area, nurturing over 180 children with Christian principles, providing a safe place for them to learn and thrive.
Paul and Julie Ford seek to develop indigenous leaders through education, partnerships and mentoring first generation Christian leaders in approximately 10 cultures worldwide, with approximately 206 coaches and 22 trainers working in 20 countries with Church Resources Ministry (CRM). Specific areas of focus include Muslim converts in central Asia and NW Uganda, as well as Eastern Europe.
Rollin seeks to prepare and equip current and future ministry leaders in Africa through theological education based at the Stellensbosch Theological Institute, South Africa.
Pioneering, recruiting, equipping, and supporting evangelism and church planting to parts of the world where there is no church (in the 10-40 parallel window). Andrew is the International Director of World Horizons.
Strategic Church planter
ICM's mission is to nurture believers and assist Church growth worldwide. ICM has partnered to build or have under construction close to 3,500 projects in 53 countries. ICM is a non-profit, trans-denominational parachurch ministry guided by God’s Word, a strong statement of faith, and the Lausanne Covenant. Cooperating with His grace, ICM helps to nurture believers and assist Church growth with a strong vision for seeing people, communities, and nations transformed through Jesus Christ and His Church—truly actualizing Christ’s commission to “make disciples of all nations!”
Inspire International seeks to create caring communities of faith among unreached people groups in Northern India that teach the Word of God, promote literacy, alleviate poverty, and bring hope. They seek to make the Bible available, accessible and affordable to people groups in India in their own languages.
IVCF - Building a witnessing community of students and faculty who grow as followers of Jesus Christ, impacting the campus and the world.
IVCF - Building a witnessing community of students and faculty who grow as followers of Jesus Christ, impacting the campus at the University of Richmond and the world.
By evangelism, Christian nurture, and social ministry, seeking to preach and share the gospel of Salvation through Jesus Christ in the state of Andhra Pradesh and all of India.
The Lehn's with Greater Europe Mission have invested in church planting in Croatia, for the past 7 years the Dubrava Church on the east side of Zagreb, and since May 2012 in Dubrovnik in the southern tip of Croatia.
Linda Lemon with Campus Crusade for Christ
Myrna McLaughlin with The Least of These Ministries: extending the gospel and God's care basedin Zimbabwe.
Donald (PFF) seeks to mobilize people and resources for ministry among unreached people groups and developing partnerships with frontline workers; to the Arssi Oromo of Ethiopia, mission workers in West Africa, Russia, Siberia, Hungary and the Ukraine.
The Word is Out Ministry, led by former Third Pastor Alan Meenan, seeks to equip leaders of the global church to be skilled interpreters and teachers of the Bible, focused in Africa, India, and Southeast Asia.
Needles Eye Ministries seeks to build connections between business professionals and matters of faith and to encourage men and women to impact our community with Christ’s values, ethics and love.
Nehemiah's Workshop trains youth and adults in Church Hill in confidence and ability in conducting basic home repairs, knowledge about basic tools, and woodworking skills.
Seeks to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ by engaging Presbyterians & global partners, by creating dynamic relationships that deepen mission passion as well as build mission capacity. The OF is a strategic alliance working with the ECO - affliates include PFF & The Antioch Partners.
Steve Quakenbush trains and supervises others in the work of global Bible translation.
The RCLI mission is to inspire, equip, and send Christian leaders to join in God's redemptive work in our region.
Carolyn Rennie - Providing a ministry of Care and Discipleship in Romania.