What can we do
that we can not do by ourselves?
International Partnering Associates
Serving to reach the least-reached peoples by equipping, encouraging, and catalyzing the partnering movement globally
Welcome to International Partnering Associates. We trust this site will help you gain a passion for Partnering in order to optimize your ministry and especially to reach the unreached people groups of the world. We hope you can gain from this website greater understanding about the benefits of partnering and what it could look like for you to partner with others to advance the Kingdom!
Who is IPA?
IPA is itself a cooperative association. Since it is not an agency with its own mission personnel, each of us is a part of another mission agency.
Founded in 1974 by Phil Butler, IPA served as a communications consultancy to mission organizations. From the successful 1982 exploratory partnership meeting in North Africa,
Purpose, Passion & Aims
Our Common Passion
To the glory of God, Christ's Church present, unified and ministering effectively among all peoples.