Leading others in spirituality can make it easier for leaders to forget their own spiritual health. Here is a tool to help facilitate conversation and prayer on spiritual health.
How many activities can an average church member be expected to do? The easy answer is "it depends." The better answer is to find out what the situation is for your congregation.
Offered to churches, for what it's worth. My council found it useful to get behind the "business" of leadership and be mindful of their own walk with Christ.posted on: A Spiritual Health Check-up for Leaders
Certainly. I'll email it to you directly, since the spreadsheet in in-house to my congregation and I'd feel weird making it fully public. But if anyone wants it, just ask and I'll send it along...
I'm not sure what category this falls under. It's sort of admin, but definitely not finance. It's sort of church renewal, but more like a step before renewal. Maybe the church worldwide would...
Exactly! The emphasis on penal substitution fits very well in a Western context. We get legalese and external standards of law. But for shame-honor contexts, I think the atonement model that I'...posted on: Shame and Honor, Guilt and Righteousness
I love this reflection. I had my eyes opened to this stuff a few years ago and have found it increasingly useful theologically and in pastoral ministry in a multi-cultural context.
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