Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have much time in your day to keep up with what’s being written or discussed around key ministry topics like developing discipleship, church leadership or building stronger church community.
But, that’s OK! Because every week, we’ll round up of some of the most helpful and inspirational news and articles published on the web and give them to you here, in one centralized place as part of our “Reaffirmations Friday.”
Here are the top ministry blogs and articles this week detailing anything you may have missed.
I was drinking my coffee, walking toward the room I was about to teach in, when all of a sudden I tripped and spilled coffee down the front of my shirt. I thought, “Great. Now I’m going to look like a moron when I teach these people about union with Christ”…Written by Kyle Worley
Social media is ever-changing, and churches need to be aware of the way they are perceived online. I oversee our branding here at Vanderbloemen, and I spend a lot of time on social media interacting with our clients and candidates…Written by Holly Tate
Most of the unchurched are not anti-church. Few are highly antagonistic to the gospel. In fact, only about 5% of unchurched Americans are highly antagonistic to the gospel. Euangelion is the Greek word for good news, or gospel. Have believers today lost the “good” in good news?… Written by Sam Rainer
Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives and ministries of the most effective church leaders? I think so. Hear me well, effective church leaders have many recurring and common traits; I am not suggesting this factor is the only one…Written by Thom Rainer
If you tune in regularly to the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, you know that one of the final questions we ask all of our guests is, “What app is catching your attention these days?” The answers always surprise me… Written by Deanna Kotrla
When we have our cookout this weekend, I don’t expect us to miraculously feed the whole community with five hot dogs and two hamburgers. But I am expecting the miraculous. I’m expecting whites and blacks to come together, share a burger and get along in Jesus name… Written by Jason Sanders
Did you see an article this week that you think should have made this list? Let us know!