Reflect on each of these strategies and score yourself 1-10 based on how well you have actually addressed this area in the last 12 months. Select two high priority items. Reflect on practical strategies which would work for you and … Read More »
I believe a mentor can help me develop spiritual disciplines and form a closer relationship with God. I need to gain a clearer sense of focus in life and ministry. I am conscious that in my life and ministry I … Read More »
The following table outlines a mentoring relationship over the course of 12 months.
I often get asked about the term ‘mentoring’ and whether it has a theological and biblical base. This is a great question and an important area in which not enough work has been done. I will reply by sketching out … Read More »
“Making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph. 4:3), as individual members and as the body of Christ, before God, we commit that: In our thoughts, we will Accept conflict Acknowledge together … Read More »
Rural ministry has a real attraction. Idyllic settings, close caring communities, unhurried lifestyle. Yet these very advantages have their costs – isolation, lack of resources, complex relationships. Rural ministry takes place within a culture surprisingly removed from the norms of … Read More »
Christian churches are dynamic communities with strong values and beliefs. They are concerned with the transformation of individuals lives, with creating community and engaging the society around them. They are made up of volunteers who come from very different walks … Read More »
This 1 page article or handout has been prepared for leaders serving churches in times of conflict. It is a partner handout to Preparing for Confict and Restoring Community.