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How Churches, Leaders, And Ministries Can Multiply Their Impact Through Collaboration, Not Competition with Peter Greer [Podcast]

Posted by Vanderbloemen Search Group on 9/25/18 7:08 AM

Peter Greer

On today’s Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, William Vanderbloemen talks with Peter Greer, president and CEO of Hope International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

William talks with Peter about his new book, Rooting for Rivals, and how churches, leaders, and ministries can multiply their impact through collaboration, not competition.

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About Peter

Peter Greer is President and CEO of HOPE International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

Prior to joining HOPE, Peter worked internationally as a microfinance advisor in Cambodia and Zimbabwe, and served as managing director of Urwego Bank in Rwanda.

He is a graduate of Messiah College and Harvard University’s Kennedy School.

Peter is an award-winning author and speaker, and has a passion to see the Church engage in effective missions and economic development. He has written The Poor Will Be Glad (with Phil Smith, 2009), The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good (with Anna Haggard, 2013), Mission Drift (with Chris Horst, 2014 and selected as a 2015 Book Award Winner from Christianity Today), Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing (with Chris Horst, 2014), Watching Seeds Grow (with his son, Keith, 2014), The Giver and the Gift (with David Weekley, 2015), 40/40 Vision (with Greg Lafferty, 2015) Created to Flourish (with Phil Smith, 2016), and The Board and the CEO (with David Weekley, 2017).

Currently, Peter serves as the entrepreneur-in-residence at Messiah College and as a Praxis Venture Partner.

More important than his occupation is his role as husband to Laurel and dad to Keith, Lilianna, and Myles.

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Quotes from Peter:

“Just because someone is in poverty does not mean that they do not have dreams; it does not mean that they don’t have abilities; it does not mean that they do not have capacity or intelligence; it simply means that they were born into a place of poverty.” Tweet: “Just because someone is in poverty does not mean that they do not have dreams; it does not mean that they don’t have abilities; it does not mean that they do not have capacity or intelligence; it simply means that they were born into a place of poverty.” https://bit.ly/2PnsPV7 via @VanerbloemenSG

“I’ve prayed that followers of Jesus would be known for our uncommon unity in a divided world.” Tweet: “I’ve prayed that followers of Jesus would be known for our uncommon unity in a divided world.” https://bit.ly/2PnsPV7 via @VanerbloemenSG

“What if instead of just looking at organizations and defining our success relative to theirs, what if we could imagine a bigger mission together to end poverty?” Tweet: “What if instead of just looking at organizations and defining our success relative to theirs, what if we could imagine a bigger mission together to end poverty?” https://bit.ly/2PnsPV7 via @VanerbloemenSG


The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.

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