3 things to remember when recruiting volunteers for your ministry YouthMin.org gives you ways to expect and prepare for those God has called to help you in your ministry- Preparation is indeed the first step towards increasing your volunteer pool, and as you read over, think about some of the ways that you pour […]
3 Ways to Become a Terrible Leader
The Pastor as a Church Member – For The Church Blog We share a lot of articles from For The Church, but this one is particularly good. Written by Jared Sparks, this post offers a perspective that we should all take of ourselves as we accept the challenges of a ministry position.
12 Pastoral Commitments (Or, How to Pray for Your Pastor) Kevin DeYoung walks through 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 and points out some great responsibilities of being called to, and serving in, ministry.
Lately in our office we have been discussing sharing and how important it is to share your life with others. Not just what you did over the weekend, the latest thing your child did or how many numbers you are running on a Wednesday night, but real, authentic sharing. Sharing of struggles and hurts and […]
3 Things YOU Must Know on Growing Yourself Physically I’ve rewritten this blog at least 5 times in hopes of communicating effectively with you, friends. Now, the following post could potentially cause you to grow frustrated with me, but please understand that I am writing from genuine care for my fellow brother and with an […]
3 Things YOU Must Know on Growing Yourself in Leadership As a child, I was always amazed by my dad. My dad was a solider and a farmer. He led from working hard and treating people right. It always felt like he did his best to make the right decision because he simply wanted to […]
3 Thing YOU must know on growing yourself spiritually I recently was on an airplane heading back from a trip to Haiti. As I sat down and pulled out my iPad to begin writing this post, the safety instructions for the airplane came on. You know them. “In case of an emergency, an oxygen mask […]
Over the next several STS Network posts, I hope to bring you encouragement and understanding of Your Worth and Ministry Worth and how they intertwine. Each of the next 4 blogs, I will give you 3 ideas that I have picked up from other pastors, business leaders, friends, life experience and people I listen to […]
5 Questions For Effective Self-Assessment in Ministry Jeff Glimer presents 5 questions that are helpful for self evaluation. If you are looking for ways to increase the effectiveness of your ministry, answering these might give you a good idea where to start.