Practical Ministry Skills
Turning Attenders Into Committed Members
The church is called to lead people toward meaningful spiritual growth.
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Overview

It's so easy to get caught up in numbers; they are easy to collect and report, and offer us a concrete measure of "how we are doing." But more often than not, numbers don't tell the whole story, or at least not the story that matters most. The question shouldn't be, how many people are attending our church or ministry, but rather, how are we helping draw people deeper into a life of radical commitment to Christ and the church?

This 23-page resource uses assessments, insights, and practical tips from leading ministry experts to help you draw people into deeper commitment to Christ and the church by modeling the radical life to which all Christians are called.

NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.

This Resource contains all of the following:

How Do We Assess Spiritual Growth? 

Assessment: Becoming a "Spiritual Formation-Sensitive" Church 
Should your church eliminate ministries in order to streamline its efforts and elicit more commitment?

Assessment: Do We Welcome Those Nobody Else Wants? 
Why messy people can spur increased commitment.

Ordaining Every Member
How to empower everyone to be an active part of "the church."

Control Tweaks 
The right combination of structure and empowerment moved this church toward maturity.

Modeling Total Commitment 
What does it take to convince people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ?

Preaching for Total Commitment 
What does it take to convince people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ?

The Missional Leader 
How does a leader prepare to redirect a church toward its mission in the world?


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Topics:Christian life, Growth, Health, Lay Ministry, Spiritual Care, Spiritual Formation, Spiritual Growth, Transformation
Filters:Deacon, Elder, Pastor, Shepherd, Small group leader
References:Philippians 1:9-11, 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, Matthew 10:5-8, Proverbs 27:23-27
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Samuel Daniel

November 17, 2013  2:49pm

Excellent resources to for building church leadership teams. - Samuel Daniel, Senior Bishop, Church of God of Prophecy, Anguilla.

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Steve Monroe

October 20, 2012  6:26pm

I was looking for 23 pages of suggestions and strategies for those who just may be interested in being part of an open and welcoming fellowship. Don't need sermon material, but info on how to be more attractive to seekers.

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Anonymous

May 22, 2012  12:45pm

Iam very greatful for the teaching materials you have been sending to me,they have help my ministry because my member are blessed my the same teachering am using in my sunday school and bibly studies,we in Africa needs you help so that the Gosple of our Lord Jesus Christ to be preach to the muslims and the unbeleivers.Africa need the Gosple the more.I will be very greatful is you will be send me some book.God bless you all as am waiting to hear from your office.

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April 21, 2012  6:21am

You have a problem. I click on Add to Cart and it takes me to the Log In page even though the product page says I am logged in. When I log in again, I am taken to an empty page except for a header and footer. When I go to the specific product page and click on Add to Cart I am returned to the Log In page. I have logged in now five times and still can't make a simple purchase. While God certainly reigns, frustration is a close second :)

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