Category Archives: Ministry Toolbox

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

Ministry Toolbox

Ministry Toolbox

Handling a Crisis Pastors, along with chaplains, are called to respond to crisis situations. When leaving to handle a crisis, you don’t have time to pack heavy. Based on my experience as a police chaplain, the short list below contains …
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Posted in Ministry Toolbox, Synergy, Winter 2011

Ministry Toolbox

Ministry Toolbox

Cardboard Testimonies Cardboard testimonies is a powerful tool that churches across the country are using to present and illustrate the power of the gospel. The following explanation of cardboard testimonies is from Engageworship.com: “It is a way of helping people share …
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Posted in Ministry Toolbox, Oct. 2010, Synergy

“Manhattan Declaration” as a Learning Exercise

The Manhattan Declaration drafted recently by “Orthodox, Catholics,  and Evangelical Christians” and signed by many has attracted considerable attention. Many notable leaders have weighed in with their opinion on this document. Personally, I would not sign the Declaration, but I …
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Posted in December 2009, Ministry Toolbox, Synergy

Book Look: Believer’s Baptism

Book Look: Believer’s Baptism

Want a substantive book that addresses biblical material about baptism with precision and grace? Believer’s Baptism by Thomas Schreiner and Shawn Wright (B&H Academic, 2006) is for you.  It covers important historical background, as evidenced by a chapter devoted to …
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Posted in July 2009, Ministry Toolbox, Synergy