For us, everything about our work begins with gospel-centrality because God has first rescued us from sin and despair and then invited us to join him in restoring hope to a broken world. We develop resources around what it looks like to connect, equip, and empower with the gospel at the center.
Resources on Gospel-Centrality
Resources on Local Leaders
Find out more about the Local Leaders 127 partners with
Healthy Engagement means backing away from many traditional models of vulnerable community engagement and stepping into hard self-evaluation about our motives and methods. Healthy engagement seeks to make hard decisions that lead to long-term ministry viability, contextually appropriate mechanisms, and a lot of listening before speaking.
Resources on Healthy Engagement
Supporting human dignity seems like one of those obvious things that shouldn’t require serious reflection. We all believe people deserve to be treated with respect, right? It’s hard to imagine a Christian who would admit to thinking other people are inferior to him.
Resources on Human Dignity
Resources on Cultural Sensitivity
The importance of understanding cultures
You might be surprised to know that 127 Worldwide has some hesitation about sending teams to our partners. There are no cookie-cutter solutions to issues of poverty and family fracturing, and it takes longer than a week to understand the need, much less seek to alleviate it. That’s why our short-term trips are focused on equipping you for the long haul of vulnerable community care.