Discipleship in Difficult

Losing Volunteers

Hopefully losing volunteers isn’t something you have to face regularly. If you find your ministry in this position, perhaps this article could shine some light on some of the reasons why. Better yet, this article might help you invest in your leaders in a way that cultivates their serving potential and encourages long term commitment. 

 https://careynieuwhof.com/6-reasons-youre-losing-high-capacity-volunteers/

How do you remind your volunteers about the why of their service? 

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Making Your Church Welcoming to the Uns

It can be extremely intimidating to attend a new church, especially when one is not used to church to start. The Unchurched are people we desperately want to include in our faith communities, but what do we have to do to maximize the opportunity to engage this growing population of people? 

Here’s an article that speaks to a few intentional ways to invite, include, and invest in the unchurched population of our communities.  

 https://churchleaders.com/outreach-missions/outreach-missions-articles/310587-5-simple-changes-make-church-unchurched-friendly-rich-birch.html

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Encouraging a Discipleship Culture

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Here’s a short article that helps us focus on creating a culture of discipleship in our communities.  Possibly the best tip: “Be the culture that you want to see” 

 https://hillsong.com/collected/blog/2016/04/how-to-build-a-culture-of-discipleship/#.Wt7lRoqxWfA

How or who are you intentionally discipling? Are you encouraging them to also disciple others?