What in your life have you learned to appreciate and not waste? Read the following posts and share your comments: Don’t Waste Your Curriculum Resources Don’t Waste Your Reading Skills Submit a post on what you have learned to waste to one of the moderators.
As the celebration of our Savior’s birth arrives, take time to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas . Read the following post and share your comments: Some Things to Remember Know of a resource on this topic? What special events or activities does your church do during the holidays? What has not worked? Share your [...]
Thanksgiving is a time we can reflect on all that God has provided corporately as a church, and as individuals. Read the following posts that reflect on the theme of thanks and share your comments: Giving Thanks for Special Blessings from God by Myron Houghton Cultivating Thankfulness in Ministry, Joel Dunlap’s interview with Rich Van [...]
Worship can be a thoughtful expression of our attitude toward God; however, at times it can be divisive and controversial. This week we are exploring the topic of worship. Read the following posts and share your comments: Worship-Centered versus God-Centered by David McGrew Philosophy of Worship: Handling Controversial Issues by Ken Pyne Know of a [...]
This week we are exploring the topic of The Pastor’s Spiritual Life. Read the following posts and share your comments: The Pastor’s Spiritual Life by David Miller Pastoral Mentoring Group A Pastor’s True Spirituality by David Warren Scholarship vs. Godliness by Kenneth J. Spink Know of a resource on this topic? What has worked for [...]
Explore with us how a church can reach their community in a real and applicable way. Read the following posts and share your comments: Reaching Your Jerusalem by Chuck DeCleene Reaching Our Jerusalem: A Hispanic Ministry by David and Tricia Johnson A Tool for Hispanic Ministry Music in Worship: A Microcosm of Ministry Decisions in [...]
This week we are exploring the topic of Spiritual Gifts. Read the following post and share your comments: Growing What Didn’t Get Zapped Know of a resource on this topic? What have you learned from your studies? Share your thoughts by submitting an article to one of the moderators.
This week we are exploring the topic of church membership. Read the following posts and share your comments: Describing Church Membership Differently Members Who Are Not There Congregations Gone Wild: Membership Has Purpose Know of a resource on this topic? What has worked for your church? What has not worked? Share your ideas by submitting [...]
This week our theme is “Reaching Families.” We’d like to share ideas for reaching not just children but entire families with the gospel and seeing them come to know Christ and join the church. One outreach ministry that targets families is
This week we are featuring a series of articles by Pastor Jamie Hart on using technology in ministry. By Jamie Hart If you use Microsoft Word, chances are you have a love/hate relationship with the application. And if there is any part of MS Word that you hate, chances are it’s the numbering and outlining [...]
On Monday Nat Kealen reminded us that older people often possess wisdom that comes from having “been there, done that.” You might say that they bring a sense of perspective that is much needed in any organization, including the GARBC. Yesterday Will Hatfield explained that older people can challenge us to watch our pace. By [...]
David King’s article is a great summary of reasons why the GARBC needs young leaders. Here’s another reason. During the GARBC Annual Conference, we hear a list of leaders in GARBC ministries who have died this year. As the names were read, I realized how many men and women from the “greatest generation” have passed away. As these faithful men and women no longer lead, [...]