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 developing 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.
I hope you went to church on Easter Sunday. I also hope you go to church the week after Easter. To be honest, I hope you go the week after that, too. Here are 7 reasons you should go to church the week after Easter, and the week after that… Written by Landon Coleman
Allow me a moment of confession—I got behind on my Bible reading plan. My church challenged each of its members to read through the Bible in 2016, and I eagerly accepted. I couldn’t wait to get started… Written by Art Rainer
Do you want change? Most people will say they don’t. If they do, generally it’s limited to changing a small section of their lives. When it comes to our organizations, as well as our careers, change is absolutely necessary. Without it, we are doomed to extinction… Written by Rob Cizek
Denominations play an important role in facilitating church planting. Not all church planters are denominational, but most are. So, they need to find ways to relate well to their denomination. Written by Ed Stetzer
…All of us here at Vanderbloemen have at some point felt the sting of an email saying, “You’re no longer being considered for this position.” Know that not being the “best fit” does not take away from your calling and gifting to lead and serve… Written by Caroline Carthey
In my observation, many leaders want change and know they need to lead for change, but they haven’t been able to actually produce change. I think there are reasons for this…Written by Ron Edmondson
Is there are article you saw this week that you think should have made this list? Let us know!