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Are You A Pastor/Staff Centered Church or Volunteer Centered Church?

A church is one of the great volunteer-based organizations in the world. Each week, millions of people serve in a wide variety of positions within their local church. As a church grows in size, however, the reliance on volunteers can become less obvious. Much of this has to do with the complexity of scale. The Complexity of Scale If a …

Called to Pastor? Maybe not

After serving in the vocational ministry for over 20 years, I have witnessed many men and women step forward in answer to God’s call on their life to enter full-time service. Some were called to the mission field, some to ministry in other local churches, and some to become a church planting pastor.  The call to ministry has always perplexed …

Tips for A Successful Ministry Fair

Preparation Pray! Pray! Pray! Doesn’t this sound like “location, location, location?” When you think about purchasing buildings or property, you really can do just about anything to the physical appearance, or productivity of the place – but the one thing you can NOT change is the location. Similarly in our ministry, we can do an awful lot to change our …