How can we harness peoples’ gifts effectively for the life of the church?
How do we transition from a congregational to a team model?
How best can we manage change – bringing staff teams and church members with us?
“Church leaders need to learn to delight in discovering and investing in the gifts and ministries of other people, both on staff teams and also church members.”
In the Q&A, Richard covers:
- How do we know if we are in the Team Ministry model?
- Is “worship ministry” just for Sundays?
- Where do pastoral care and children’s & youth ministries fit in this structure?
- Can small churches benefit from the Team Ministry model?
For further reading:
by Rick Warren
Every church is driven by something. Tradition, finances, programs, personalities, events, seekers, and even buildings can each be the controlling force in a church.
Rick Warren believers that in order for a church to be healthy if must become a purpose driven church by Jesus. The founding pastor of Saddleback Church shares a proven five-part strategy that will enable your church to grow.
by Ray Evans
Ray Evans, pastor of Grace Community Church and leadership consultant with the FIEC, takes us on an exciting journey. He looks realistically at the barriers to growth, as well as the hurdles of reorganization and structural changes that growing churches inevitably face. His findings are anchored in the Bible and the real world which we all inhabit.
by Richard Coekin
Richard unpacks Paul’s leadership training in Acts 20 – the “Gospel DNA” for growing churches. In 21 simple, practical principles, Richard Coekin sets out how this “Gospel DNA” should shape our approach to building churches today.
This book draws on his experience as Mission Director of the London-based Co-Mission church-planting initiative in the UK. It will help you be part of a dynamic strategy for growing gospel churches today.