Every church needs to have an intentional plan for maturing and equipping their members for ministry.
If we hope to be effective in making and training such disciples, it raises a significant question, “What is an adequate description of a mature and equipped follower of Christ?” In other words, what are we supposed to be making exactly?
In this article, we will share several key principles for successfully starting a discipleship ministry in your church. We’ve used these principles to help build discipleship movements in hundreds of churches around the world.
Why is it that countless churches excel at preaching and programs, but struggle to make mature and equipped followers of Christ?
One question every pastor needs to answer is this: What are the church leadership roles and responsibilities? In other words, who does what? What roles should be done by the church staff? And what roles should be done by church members?
Jesus calls all of his people to do ministry, not just the professional leaders. What, then, is the role of the pastor? In this article, we will explain the role of the pastor as a “leader-equipper” and explore 3 common views of this role in the church today.
Discipleship groups and small groups are important to church ministry, but there are several key distinctions every leader should be aware of.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, disappointment and frustrations will continue to build unless you adjust to the new reality.
You may think – “Let me get the urgent out of the way, then get on with the really important.” Actually, that doesn’t work – the important things always get left behind. Family, time with God, relationships, etc. – these are things that we lose.