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Meetings are an unavoidable part of ministry leadership. If you want to move the ball forward in ministry, you have to have meetings.
A friend of mine told me about her recent experience in an airport security line. She was dutifully passing through the metal detector when she heard a beep and was told she would need the pat-down procedure. It is the right of the traveler to have that procedure performed by someone of the same gender and so, as per protocol, the call went out for a female officer to assist. But…
For more than two decades I have studied, contemplated and written about the tenure of a pastor. Why is pastoral tenure relatively brief on the average? Does that tenure contain common and distinct stages? Is there a particular point in the tenure when more pastors leave the church?
Get these in front of the leaders you know in their 20s. If you’re in your 20s, give this a read and take action!
This may not be specifically for pastors, but the principles are transferrable for sure.
In light of modern cultural realities, here are three methodological shifts churches should consider to more effectively make disciples and reach our communities.
My goal when hiring someone is to get as much information ahead of time to help me decide whether or not I want to take the next step with them. I accomplish this by giving all candidates a lengthy questionnaire to fill out before we move to face-to-face interviews.