Dimensions of Discipleship Guides

Dimensions of Discipleship Guides

Looking for resources for your small group ministry? We have a new set of discipleship guides available… one guide for each of the 8 areas shown here on the tree of discipleship.  (You can double-click the tree to enlarge it if you’d like.) Designed to be...
Next board meeting, ask a good question

Next board meeting, ask a good question

I write frequently about the power of listening and asking good questions, especially among  ministry leaders. Let’s take a look at one of the more challenging contexts for practicing this skill: the board meeting. Often board meetings consist of each person spouting...
Avoiding an ambush

Avoiding an ambush

When you’re processing people, I’ve found it’s always a good idea to separate the discussion from the decision. In the church I used to pastor, we had certain decisions that needed to be taken to the congregation– the approval of our budget and so on. What I...

Want to stimulate missional discussion? Push the easy button

Did you know that we’ve begun offering recorded webinars that you can download and use with your team? The first one—Getting your Ministry Moving in a Missional Direction—provides you with fresh ideas and practical planning. Designed for interaction, the webinar can...