Entries in Volunteers (3)

Monday
Aug022010

Greeting, Church Welcome, New Members

These resources entertain how best to respond to those who visit their assemblies. There is the additional concern of helping interested persons become a welcome part of the church family, grow in their disciplined commitment to God’s will for their lives, and work cooperatively with the body of Christ in ministry. This guide is closely related to those on “Gift-Based Ministry and Involvement,” “Managing Volunteers,” “Ministry Teams,” and “Spiritual Gifts.”

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Tuesday
Aug032010

Volunteer Management for Ministry in Church

All churches, regardless of size, depend on members working together in ministry. Most of this is unpaid, or “volunteer.” Because of this, churches still experience all the dynamics of volunteer management. This has applications in the areas of Ministry Involvement and Church Administration.

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Monday
Aug012011

Spiritual Gifts

It is often difficult to separate literature on spiritual gifts from material on the bigger picture of member involvement through gift-based ministry. Many resources on spiritual gifts, however, including inventories, are focused mostly on gift discovery, but do not deal extensively with how to take members from the point of discovery to ministry involvement. The resources in this guide fit better into that category, while the related guide on Gift-Based Ministry looks at the broader concerns.

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