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.
5 Reasons Engagement Will Drive Almost All Future Church Growth
As culture changes in front of our eyes, you might be wondering, what will drive future church growth? In addition, you’re probably frustrated that the things that used to help a church grow don’t ‘work’ anymore… Written by Carey Nieuwof
4 Reasons Your Leadership Suffers When You Cheat Sleep
If you’re an entrepreneur, corporate boss, or ministry leader, chances are good you’re not getting enough sleep. In fact, I’d bet money on it. The national average is short of seven hours a night. And that number, already below the recommended eight, is probably overstated… Written by Michael Hyatt
How Best to Communicate: Phone Call, Email, Text, Social Media
Like me, you probably get a lot of messages throughout the day. They all coalesce in my smartphone. I assume most of you have the same set up. It’s convenient. But the message amalgamation can become a source of stress, especially for task-oriented people. I’m among your ranks…Written by Sam Rainer
9 Practices Of Highly Successful People Worth Investing In
Successful leaders are investors. They invest their personal time, energy, money and resources in others. This is a strategic decision because you can accomplish far more through others than you can accomplish alone. But in addition to being a mindful decision, investing is an attitude… Written by Brian Dodd
5 Things Your Volunteers Almost Told You Before Leaving
In ministry, good volunteers can make or break your long-term success. Regardless of the reason, here are 5 things your volunteers might be telling you without telling you. Written by Danny Watterson
7 Reasons Why Pastors Need to Consistently Go On Mission Trips
I just returned from a mission trip to Guatemala, and had a fantastic trip. My friend, Jonathan Falwell, invited me to travel to Hope of Life, near Zapaca, Guatemala, in order to prepare to send our own team to go on mission down there… Written by Jeremy Roberts
Is there are article you saw this week that you think should have made this list? Let us know!