Category Archives: September 2011

Synergy: Benefits of Balance

GARBC Newsletter for Your Ministry SEPTEMBER 2011 BALANCE—what does that word mean to you? The teeter-totter of life presents us with work vs. rest, patience vs. action, silence vs. words. Either side can slam down quickly! Ecclesiastes 3 reminds us, …
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Posted in September 2011, Synergy

Building Your Ministry

Building Your Ministry

Accomplishing More by Slowing Down Slowing down is difficult. For me, it actually seems counterintuitive because I often get praised for thinking well on my feet and accomplishing much in my ministry. However, I’ve realized that some of my most …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, September 2011, Synergy

Home Front

Home Front

Give Me a Break! Facing a fall schedule that is jam-packed with activities and responsibilities? As the wife of a pastor who is also a Indiana state representative for Baptist churches, Kathy Schroeder knows the value of time off. Though …
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Posted in Home Front, September 2011, Synergy

Ministry Toolbox

Ministry Toolbox

8 Mistakes in Recruiting and Keeping Volunteers Where would we be without those faithful workers who regularly give of their time to serve in our churches? I think we all know the answer—in a world of hurt! Dedicated workers are …
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Posted in Ministry Toolbox, September 2011, Synergy

Reach Out

Reach Out

Bringing the Church to Your Community “If your church closed down today, would your town know that you were gone? Would they miss you?” When my older brother posed these questions to me a few years back, I had to …
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Posted in Reach Out, September 2011, Synergy