Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time during your day to keep up with what’s being written or discussed around key ministry topics like creating discipleship, increasing participation 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.
Apple’s winning advantages are not just tech-oriented – They are also criteria that church leaders should look for when hiring so that they have a team with a winning advantage. In other words, you want to hire Apples not Samsungs… Written by William Venderbloemen
An author friend of mine claims our modern church methodology can reach only 30 percent of people in the West. Further, he says we have already reached those 30 percent and that we need to explore other ways to reach the 70 percent who would not attend a church gathering… Written by Ed Stetzer
What does marketplace ministry look like? In other words, what does serving God in a business setting look like? As Christians working in the marketplace, most of our initial responses to these questions likely would depend on what our spiritual gifts are… Written by Darren Shearer
The most common reason I hear as to why a leader does not invest in personal growth is because they don’t have the time for it. Personal growth does not happen by chance but requires a few key ingredients… Written by Dan Black
And, it is a very simple principle – one every leader knows, but one we often forget. But, understanding this principle can dramatically improve every relationship in your life – and, if you’re a leader, it will improve your leadership – every time… Written by Ron Edmondson
Every year I have the opportunity to get to know and mentor a group of about 12 high school students. It is one of my FAVORITE things on the planet to do! Every time we meet, the students bring a few questions that we talk through as we get to know each other, and I’ve noticed a trend in some of the questions I get over the years… Written by Brad Cooper
Is there an article you saw this week that you think should have made this list? Let us know!