Category Archives: Building Your Ministry

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

Building Your Ministry

Building Your Ministry

Pastoral Fine Points Correct theology, passionate preaching, a heart for God, an emphasis on Christ, and good people skills are big matters essential to quality ministry. But ministry also contains mundane matters, which are the nitty-gritty of pastoral basics. Our …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, Synergy, Winter 2011

Building Your Ministry

Building Your Ministry

“It’s a Kick!” Community Soccer Camp We decided to begin using a community soccer camp in the summer when our pastor, Jon Jenks, observed the large number of children and parents who were connected to youth soccer in our town. …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, Oct. 2010, Synergy

The Ministry of Church Greeters

Healthy churches recognize the need to welcome guests effectively as they arrive for Sunday services and special events.  Many enlist and train a group of greeters who serve with the needs of newcomers in mind.  Perhaps you will find helpful …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, December 2009, Synergy

Reaffirming the Church Covenant

As part of the church’s installation service for their new pastor, Faith Baptist of Salem, Oregon, read their church covenant, affirming their intent to live harmoniously and compassionately with one another and to be obedient to the Lord’s commands. By …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, December 2009, Synergy