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Big Steps for Small Groups

John Gilman June 21, 2016

Small Groups. We know they’re important for the health of a church community. More than that, they are a crucial vehicle for personal and spiritual growth. Conferences, books, and forums of all sorts have been created to aid the Church in formulating, maintaining, and growing groups. And yet, the task is still a difficult one…. Continue Reading »

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What to Do After Summer Camp is Over

John Gilman April 9, 2016

As spring break comes to a close, everybody now looks ahead to school getting out and summer plans.   For church leaders, this should be a time when activities amp up in your student and children’s ministries.  Hopefully, all summer camps are already on the calendar and families have committed to this life-changing week for their… Continue Reading »

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What Summer Means for Small Groups

John Gilman April 4, 2016

When summertime hits, people go places. Beaches, amusement parks, lakes, cabins, vacation homes; you name it, people go there. They want to be out and about, shaking off that cabin fever that’s plagued so many for too long. It seems like people go everywhere more, except to your church’s small groups. People want a break… Continue Reading »

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Working with Volunteers Ages 8 – 108

Raina Hanson March 31, 2016

In a world where technology, availability, and expectations vary so much from age group to age group, it’s important to take everyone into account when strategizing about ministry engagement. Take some time to target groups of potential volunteers, recruit new, diverse faces, and come up with ways to keep them involved! Teens Young people are… Continue Reading »

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From the Outside Looking in: Safe Church Buildings and Property

Amy Scott-Lundy March 23, 2016

So far, we’ve discussed forming a church safety team and helping your church deal prepare for potential medical emergencies. However, installing first aid kits and training volunteers in basic first aid is only the first step of keeping your church safe. While we may think of the church as the people within our congregations rather… Continue Reading »

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The Dream Team: Establishing a Church Safety Committee

Amy Scott-Lundy March 12, 2016

Living in Charleston, I’ve witnessed the Emanuel AME Church tragedy’s local impact. From memorial services and fundraisers to marching band halftime shows and walk/run events, everyone in Charleston has come together to remember the victims in different ways. Local places of worship have also addressed safety concerns and developed plans of action if a crisis… Continue Reading »

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Reaffirmations Friday – February 12

John Gilman February 12, 2016

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… Continue Reading »

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Are You Thriving or Surviving in Ministry?

John Gilman February 11, 2016

Many succeed in ministry but fail at life because real life is found while following Jesus. Sometimes, ministry gets in our way as we try to follow Jesus. Jesus spoke about people who healed multitudes, cast out demons, but failed eternally because they didn’t know him. Ministry is dangerous. We pretend that our faithfulness in… Continue Reading »

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Four Ways To Make Members Feel Welcome

Meredith Mahon Morris February 1, 2016

This is the scenario. A young couple that fell away from involvement in the church has their first kid. They think, “We should start going to church, at least for the sake of the children.” A couple years go by and their second little blessing joins the family. After getting over the initial shock of… Continue Reading »

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