Recently I heard Bill Hybels articulated eight elder approved statements that name their highest values. These statements can serve as a helpful conversation starter for ministries seeking to identify ministry priorities.
Thanks Ben for your insightful and helpful comments.posted on: Becoming a Low Bar/High Bar Congregation
Twenty years ago I pastored a congregation immediately following an exodus of members to form a new non-denominational ministry. The congregation requested permission to...posted on: Rightsizing Smaller Congregations
Let’s think about this a little further.
In Acts 6 the apostles resist “the daily doing of ministry” by saying “no” to waiting on tables. They conclude that their focus must be on prayer...posted on: Vision Casting: Essential Work of Elders
Thanks John for the encouragement.
As the author of "Keeping Your Eye on Your CVI" I'd like to make another try at speaking into the CVI.
As I read the helpful and thoughtful comments made about the article I heard folk...posted on: Keeping An Eye On Your CVI
Thanks Marian for your insights and your question.
Yes, you are exactly right that sharing faith is all about relationships. Relationships are God's tilled field for the Gospel. The...posted on: Simple Steps to Faith Sharing