Love in the church, as led by staff
We all know it is “the greatest,” and that love covers a multitude of mistakes; but also that it is not easy.
Love is righteous action to meet the needs of another,
“The greatest of these is …”
This is the way God said it –true also for the church. No debate, Continue reading “Love In The Church”
These are guideline questions based on scripture verses, for DAG groups of 3 to 7 men or 3 to 7 women. They are about either the church or character.
True discipleship involves TLC –Time together, Love, and Content of the scripture that meets the heart.
Continue reading “Discipleship Accountability Group (DAG)”
A critique of the “silo system” that happens by default and a call to Great Commission pastoral relationships. In churches over 250, pastoral staff often embrace their major assignment only, care for that silo effectively, become administrators of their major area, check on pastoral care on their assigned days, and maybe disciple a few. Continue reading “Effective Pastoral Connections In the Larger Church”
Most Common Mistakes Download
While Leading Established Churches
- Making changes too quickly or too fast.
- Hurting the people already there while you try to connect with the people not yet there.
- Not loving the people noticeably.
- Switching sermon or worship style rather abruptly.
- Not explaining the mission purpose enough. Not “renewing the vision.”
Questions in light, read by the leader.
Answers in bold from the Bible, inspired by God, read by all.
Who made us and all this?
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”
“All things were made through him.” Continue reading “Responsive Reading on Logic of Life- Funeral”