Practical Ministry Skills
Setting Expectations
Set expectations for yourself and others that align with God's call on your life and ministry.
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Overview

When you're in ministry, everyone wants something different from you. The pressure to be all things to all people, the tension between keeping others happy and making the best decisions both for them and for the ministry, and the fear of failure can keep you from living out your God-given calling. This resource helps you manage the external expectations that come from every direction and set realistic expectations for yourself and others.

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This Resource contains all of the following:

Failure or Fraud?
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Unreasonable Expectations
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Redefining Success
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A God-Centered Vision
Let go of your own expectations and give your role the weight God gives it.

Leading by Failure
Leading people in new directions means disappointing them in some ways.

Beyond the Stereotypes
How embracing those irritating pastor stereotypes can make you better.

Maximizing Ministry
Let your God-given gifts guide your ministry.


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Topics:Call, Church Staff, Empowerment, Expectations, Lay Ministry, Leadership development, Volunteers
Filters:Management, Mentoring, Pastor
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