Elders and deacons sometimes enter their work with great eagerness but little awareness of what they are supposed to do. What comes next? Frustration.
Does anyone have a good suggestion for a simple and confidential database to track visits with members of their congregation?
Most of us have never experienced the trauma of losing a child. And while we may not be able to show empathy towards someone who has lost a child, we can express sympathy.
At our elders meeting we were discussing the need to provide leadership training for potential elders or deacons that haven't yet felt qualified or inspired to serve. Do materials exist?