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Involvement, Spiritual Gifts in Christian Ministry

These resources address the universal belief that disciples should steward their gifts to forward the mission of God and build up the body of Christ, and that leaders must equip people for this. This is referred to in various says, depending on one’s perspective, using terms such as member involvement, ministry equipping, gift-based ministry, stewarding, or missional living. This guide discusses comprehensive systems of gift-based ministry, including small group approaches. It is closely related to the guides on “Greeting and New Member Integration,” “Managing Volunteers,” “Ministry Teams,” “Spiritual Gifts,” and “Missional Lifestyle, Discipleship, and Spirituality.”

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