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Are Your Loaves-and-Fish Leaders Playing Hide-and-Seek? 

Are Your Loaves-and-Fish Leaders Playing Hide-and-Seek? 

Your ministry could use more “loaves-and fish leaders”—leaders who believe in the potential of five loaves and two fish before God multiplies in miraculous ways. But here’s the catch, they’re probably playing hide-and-seek in your church. Pastors and ministry leaders...

Fostering a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church

Fostering a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church

I can tell you there are many times when I have stepped up to the pulpit and my spiritual fuel gauge is close to empty. It has been a busy week, I am depleted, I am tired—for whatever reason, I am not exactly full of vim and vigor. Can you relate? Yes, I have started...

Practice the Discipline of Celebration

Practice the Discipline of Celebration

One Sunday at church, my husband preached about the celebration as an important part of a Christian’s life. He said it was a discipline that, when practiced, can help develop us into mature Christians. At that point, he grabbed the microphone from the pulpit and said,...

Three Ways Couples Can Successfully Lead Together in Ministry

Three Ways Couples Can Successfully Lead Together in Ministry

After fifteen years of being in the ministry together, we have led almost every type of group imaginable. We have watched as members in suit and tie and those dressed in coveralls both sat side by side in the church pew. Because our ministry has led us to four...

Traits of a Leader

Traits of a Leader

My husband and I lead a mentorship group for aspiring leaders in our church. We hand picked the leaders and taught them through practical example how to lead their small groups. But one member, at the end of one meeting said, “I don’t think I’m a leader. I always...

Are Your Loaves-and-Fish Leaders Playing Hide-and-Seek? 

Are Your Loaves-and-Fish Leaders Playing Hide-and-Seek? 

Your ministry could use more “loaves-and fish leaders”—leaders who believe in the potential of five loaves and two fish before God multiplies in miraculous ways. But here’s the catch, they’re probably playing hide-and-seek in your church. Pastors and ministry leaders...

Fostering a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church

Fostering a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church

I can tell you there are many times when I have stepped up to the pulpit and my spiritual fuel gauge is close to empty. It has been a busy week, I am depleted, I am tired—for whatever reason, I am not exactly full of vim and vigor. Can you relate? Yes, I have started...

Practice the Discipline of Celebration

Practice the Discipline of Celebration

One Sunday at church, my husband preached about the celebration as an important part of a Christian’s life. He said it was a discipline that, when practiced, can help develop us into mature Christians. At that point, he grabbed the microphone from the pulpit and said,...

Three Ways Couples Can Successfully Lead Together in Ministry

Three Ways Couples Can Successfully Lead Together in Ministry

After fifteen years of being in the ministry together, we have led almost every type of group imaginable. We have watched as members in suit and tie and those dressed in coveralls both sat side by side in the church pew. Because our ministry has led us to four...

Traits of a Leader

Traits of a Leader

My husband and I lead a mentorship group for aspiring leaders in our church. We hand picked the leaders and taught them through practical example how to lead their small groups. But one member, at the end of one meeting said, “I don’t think I’m a leader. I always...

 

5 out of the box community outreach ideas

We’re hearing that many pastors are struggling right now.

If you’re looking for fresh ideas for prayer, worship, communion, and community, then you can find some of the very best right here.