Basic Guide and Checklist to Start and Develop a Program.
After following the process of determining needs and developing a purpose, programs need to be implemented to meet those needs.
Your main goal is to love and serve the Lord with all of your heart, mind and strength…Mark 12:30, and to influence others to do so. At the same time, you need to be effective stewards of resources, including the gifts and abilities as well as the finances and facilities of the church.
What is your church up to this Christmas season?
Our call is to live for Christ, and we do this when we live in Christ, reaching for others through Christ,. But first, we have to take a serious, self-introspective examination to see how well we display Christ.
Are you headed for Burnout?
Pastoral ministry and church leadership is a tiring task. It is filled with all kinds of responsibility and unexpected crises. It produces far more stress than perhaps any other period of Church history.
We found that 90% of pastors work more than 50 hours a week. One out of three pastors state that being in the ministry is clearly hazardous for his family. One out of three pastors feel totally burned up within the first five years of ministry. Over 70% of pastors do not have someone they would consider a friend, and very few pastors had any close friends. Ninety percent of pastors feel they were not adequately trained to cope with ministry coordination and the demands of the congregation. Seventy-five percent of pastors experience a significant crisis that was...
How to manage your time to maximize results!
To do this effectively they need to have a schedule! Why? Just to see all that is on your plate in ministry as well as personal life and how to juggle it, control it, and do the best for His glory!
Training is not just another word for discipleship.
Training is a formal method of teaching someone what they need to know in the best and most pleasant, encouraging, and fun way possible. There are three areas for this, formal class, mentoring, and coaching.
A few Key Principles to Jumpstart your Church on the Road to His Path!
The Quintessential way to Grow your Church is to Understand and Implement Hospitality!
Are you a hospitable person? What about with people you do not like? You may not have to invite them into your home, but how do you treat them? How do you treat people at church? Really, how do you? Most people in any given church would say they are not treated well as far as feeling welcomed or connected! Yes, our church is different, and perhaps much better than others, but I believe we can be even better for our Lord's glory!
Listening knows to be an effectual leader, you must know how to listen, all its takes is the will to turn it on and let it work.
Followers is knowing that you cannot lead where you have not been, unless the leader is a good follower of the Lord they cannot lead others effectively!