Mac Lake serves as the visionary architect for the Multiply Group, a ministry that seeks to provide reproducible systems for church plants. He has served for many years as a pastor and church planter and coached numerous pastors in their ministries as well. Mac serves on the advisory council for Ministry Grid and blogs at MacLakeonline.com. You’re spending time, money, and manpower trying to develop leaders in your organization, or maybe you aren’t doing any of these things at all. Either way. your leadership pipeline remains dry and devoid of any new potential leaders. Why aren’t you getting the results you want? Here are five potential problems you should consider as you evaluate… [Read More]
Julie Woodruff, Women’s Minister at Longhollow Baptist Church in Nashville, TN shares some thoughts on best practices when it comes to women’s small groups. Small groups provide community. Julie shares a great quote she heard recently, “If you are aiming at community, you’ll miss it every time. But, if you have a mission, community will happen.” Church communities are different than any other communities. Here are Julie’s thoughts on small groups: Learn more about Ministry Grid and how it can help your church flexibly and effectively train volunteers.
Brentwood Baptist Church, a multisite church in the Nashville area is using Ministry Grid to train hundreds of volunteers and prepare hundreds of students for missions. Watch their story of why Ministry Grid is the ideal tool for them and see how it might transform volunteer and leader training at your church. Read more about Ministry Grid and how it can help you equip leaders in your church.
The great mark of leadership is the development of other leaders. In the church this can be done at all levels, and the people are hungry for it. People want to serve, to lead, but they often don’t know how or lack the confidence to lead and serve. So train them. Ministry Grid is a unique platform offering training for every member of a church. Here are five ways Ministry Grid can help you train your people to serve and lead.
Bob Russell is renowned among pastors for how he led Southeast Christian Church (Louisville, KY) during his four decades as its pastor. He led well, grew the church, was faithful to Jesus and left gracefully with the church maintaining its growth and strong mission. In this video clip he lays out three of his “10 commandments for church staff”. Really, though, they apply to anyone in a position of Christian leadership.