by Scatter Global


The Helipad: Pre-Field Training Designed for Marketplace Workers

WHEN: Thursday - Sunday, June 25-28, 2020

COST: $150 per person, $225 per couple

SCHEDULE : (all times are EDT)

Thursday, June 25 | Sessions from 4-6 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

  • Creating a Personal Development Plan
  • Sent Identity - Sent Well from your Church
  • Alternate Pathways
  • Five Key Components To Life Overseas
  • Cultural Adaptation

Friday, June 26 | Sessions from 4-6 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Leaving Well - Relational
  • Leaving Well - Checklists and Commissioning
  • Building Advocacy - Missionary Health Diagnostic
  • Building Advocacy - Establishing Advocacy Team
  • Session for Marketplace Workers - Global Trends in Marketplace
  • Session for Marketplace Workers - Overseas Job Search Strategies

Saturday, June 27 | Sessions from 8-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 5-7 p.m.

  • Spirit Led
  • Introduction To Mapping Where You Live, Work, and Play
  • Mapping - Evangelism Engagement Strategies
  • Marriage on the Field / Being Single on the Field Breakout Sessions
  • Raising Families on the Field
  • Cultural Exegesis - Learning From Your New Culture
  • Contextualization - What Does the Gospel Look Like in your New Culture
  • Persons of Peace / Tribes / Starting Gospel Conversations
  • Soul Care - Taking Care of Yourself
  • Teaming and Handling Conflict

Sunday, June 28 | Sessions from 2-4 p.m.

  • Spiritual Warfare - Fighting an Unseen Enemy
  • Getting Started - Intentionality, Taking Initiative, Being a Learner, Humility, Hospitality, Community
  • Helipad Take Off - Review Personal Development Plan

Additional Topics offered through recorded sessions to watch on your own.

For more information contact Debbie Stephens, Director of Training at

Register by clicking the button below. We look forward to serving your cross-cultural training needs through this jam-packed weekend!


Presenter Bios:

Larry McCrary, Co-founder and Executive Director of The Upstream Collective; author of Tradecraft: For the Church on Mission, The MarketSpace and First 30 Daze

Caleb Crider, Co-founder of The Upstream Collective and Instructional Design Lead, International Mission Board; author of Tradecraft: For the Church on Mission 

Bradley Bell, Lead Pastor, Antioch Church in Louisville KY; Director of Content of The Upstream Collective and author of The Sending Church Defined

Nathan Sloan, Pastor of Sending at Sojourn Community Church Midtown, Louisville, KY and Director of Upstream Consulting; author of Multisite Missions Leadership: The Challenges and Opportunities of Leading Missions at a Multisite Church

Dr. Gregg Allison, Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Pastor of Sojourn Church East, where he serves on the Leadership Council; and accomplished author.

Dr. John Klaassen, Department Coordinator for Global Studies at Boyce College; Associate Professor of Global Studies; Program Coordinator, Global Studies at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; President of Reaching and Teaching International Ministries

Susan McCrary, Third Culture Kid Educational Consultant in Europe and author of First 30 Daze

Debbie Stephens, Director of Training for The Upstream Collective; Founder and President of Equipped To Go 

Theresa Z
Theresa is dedicated to helping others live out their purpose. With over 25 years of business experience, she has a wealth of expertise. Theresa has worked with leading companies like GE Healthcare, Toshiba, Hologic, Canon and NXC Imaging. Theresa has an Executive MBA with honors from the University of St. Thomas and holds a B.S. with high distinction from the University of Minnesota. 

Sean German, Projects Director, Scatter Global
Sean has 21 years of experience overseas working in accounting and finance and serving local communities with his family, primarily in Eastern Europe.  Sean is passionate about coaching and supporting people to find roles which fit their unique gifts, skills, and experience for Kingdom purposes. 


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