The Power of Positive Influence
- Positive Influence is a process that involves appropriate balance between pull, push and move away.
- Your ability to be flexible in your influencing choices gives you access to a higher level of effectiveness.
- The key is to be aware of the impact your behavior is having on your workers.
- If you pull more effectively, your workers will pay more attention to your push. Read more
“Demands” of Church Leadership
“Demands” of church leadership
Church leadership is:
- Volunteer driven – Volunteers must be:
2. A calling
– Hebrews 5:1-4
Church leadership demands:
- A servant spirit
– Mark 10:42-45 Read more
Building Strong Local Churches Through Team Ministry
A great commitment to a great commandment and the great commission will grow a great church!
(Purpose Driven Church, Rick Warren, p. 102)
The foundation of your church will determine both its size and strength. One can never build larger than the foundation can handle.
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38This is the first and great commandment. 39And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
The Indigineous Church – Part 1
Abraham Lincoln, a famous president of the United States of America, once said, “You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.”
Once national churches have been founded and are growing, the missionary must be careful not to slow down the speedy growth of the church. Church growth and evangelism can come to a standstill when leaders become satisfied with maintaining the church organization as it is. It is necessary to understand that when referring to a “missionary,” it could mean anyone, from anywhere, including any race of people. The great commission was given to the entire church regardless of location, income level, or social status. Read more
Vision and Purpose
Chances are that at the end of your life you will die in bed, waiting. “People are appointed to die once, and then to face judgment” (Heb 9:27). Imagine you there, lying in bed (above) and reflecting. Reading back through the chapters of you life story.
What did my life add up to?
Did I really matter?
What did I live for?
What legacy did I leave?
Who will remember me?
What will they say about me when I’m gone? Read more