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Measuring the Progress of a Bible Study Group

Measuring the Progress of a Bible Study Group

How do you know if the group you lead in Bible study is maturing? One way is to survey them, compile the results, and then repeat the process six months later. Compare the latter results to the former to see if progress is taking place. Here is an example of a survey that a Bible(…)

Kingdom Generosity 201

Kingdom Generosity 201

Here is an opportunity for you to dig into the roots and application of Kingdom Generosity in this 54 minute equipping session. It will encourage you, give you greater awareness, and can serve as a tool to equip your staff and key leaders. View the video below. Kingdom Generosity 5SST 201 from Georgia Baptist Convention(…)

Effective High Attendance Emphasis

Effective High Attendance Emphasis

I was recently asked by a pastor to share the critical components of and effective high attendance emphasis. No matter what your theme or approach you will find the following seven principles to be essential in order to be effective: Build up beginning several weeks out. You cannot announce one or two weeks before and(…)

Spiritual Renewal 201

Spiritual Renewal 201

Here is an opportunity for you to dig into the roots and application of Spiritual Renewal in this 1 hour equipping session. It will encourage you, give you greater awareness, and can serve as a tool to equip your staff and key leaders. Watch the video below. Spiritual Renewal 5SST 201 from Georgia Baptist Convention(…)

What Qualifies One to be a Leader?

What Qualifies One to be a Leader?

I often ask a question in gatherings of church staff; “How many of you have too many leaders in your congregation?” You will not be surprised when I tell you that no one has ever revealed a problem of too many leaders. The key to effective leadership is to develop more leaders. However, people resist(…)

Four Keys for Bringing About Change

Four Keys for Bringing About Change

Leaders by definition serve as “change agents.” Leading change is more difficult when the followers are larger in number, when the followers have been longer entrenched in a culture, or when the leader lacks the skills to inspire and move people toward the desired change. As a leader, you only have control of one of(…)

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- V

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- V

I recently posted the first three steps for increasing the number of people participating in your ministry activities. Special events on Sunday morning or throughout the week can serve as a source to connect guests to your congregation, to see people come to faith in Christ, and to develop leaders. Simply placing an event on(…)

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- IV

You Can Increase Participation in Your Ministry Activities- IV

I recently posted the first three steps for increasing the number of people participating in your ministry activities. Special events on Sunday morning or throughout the week can serve as a source to connect guests to your congregation, to see people come to faith in Christ, and to develop leaders. Simply placing an event on(…)