Larry McCrary

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionaries Teams to Receive Well, Part Three

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionaries Teams to Receive Well, Part Three

Receiving new workers (whether they be short-, mid-, or long-term) on the mission field is one of the responsibilities of the long-term missionary. In Part Three of this series Upstream’s Executive Director, Larry McCrary, will be expounding on what it would look like for missionaries to receive workers well. You can read the series here.

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part Two

The Incomplete Pass: A Call For Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part Two

Receiving new workers (whether they be short-, mid-, or long-term) on the mission field is one of the responsibilities of the long-term missionary. In Part Two of this series Upstream’s Executive Director, Larry McCrary, will be expounding on what it would look like for missionaries to receive workers well. You can read the series here.

The Incomplete Pass: A Call for Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part One

The Incomplete Pass: A Call for Missionary Teams to Receive Well, Part One

Receiving new workers (whether they be short-, mid-, or long-term) on the mission field is one of the responsibilities of the long-term missionary. In Part One of this series Upstream’s Executive Director, Larry McCrary, will be expounding on what it would look like for missionaries to receive workers well. You can read the series here.

Involving the Entire Church, Part Two

Involving the Entire Church, Part Two

A few months ago, Larry McCrary, the director of Upstream, wrote an article called Slow-brew Missions. We all loved it, and in it he uses a vivid analogy for why it is a better approach to sending to first saturate the minds of every church member with mission identity. In this updated article, Larry explains how thinking holistically and having patience can result in a pervasive rather than limited church involvement.

Marketplace Workers: Fuel for Limitless Sending

Marketplace Workers: Fuel for Limitless Sending

Shouldn't our sent ones be the very best we have to offer? What if there was an incredible asset, a glaring opportunity, that we have largely been ignoring? In light of a changing landscape and globalization, Larry McCrary examines some of the advantages sending through the marketplace can have over more traditional pathways.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: Series Conclusion

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: Series Conclusion

Throughout 2015 our most popular series followed the daily lives of Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary (@LarryMcCrary) and Caleb Crider (@calebcrider). These authors of Tradecraft: For the Church on Mission showed us just how they apply such missionary skills in their unique contexts: Larry in Madrid, Spain and Caleb in Richmond, Virginia.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What Are the Key Things That Help You in Contextualizing the Gospel?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What Are the Key Things That Help You in Contextualizing the Gospel?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Are You Exegeting Culture?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Are You Exegeting Culture?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: Is ‘Person of Peace’ Really a Thing?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: Is ‘Person of Peace’ Really a Thing?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What are the Pros and Cons of Vocational Ministry?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What are the Pros and Cons of Vocational Ministry?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Do You Relate to Your Sending Church?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Do You Relate to Your Sending Church?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Do You Involve Your Family in the Mission?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Do You Involve Your Family in the Mission?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Did You Choose a Church?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Did You Choose a Church?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Did You Choose Where to Live?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: How Did You Choose Where to Live?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What Does it Take to Love a New Place?

Adventures with Larry & Caleb: What Does it Take to Love a New Place?

Upstream co-founders, Larry McCrary and Caleb Crider, are living in very different places: for Larry, Madrid, Spain; for Caleb, Richmond, Virginia. Along with their families they’re not just teaching Tradecraft missionary skills, they’re also applying them. So we wanted to tap into their unique experiences and at the same time parallel their local and global perspectives. So “Adventures with Larry and Caleb” will be an ongoing series throughout the year where we ask them one mission-related question at a time.