Church Planting Isn’t the Goal: Interview with Wayne Cordeiro

...said, “The number one danger in ministry today is undertraining.” When I asked him what he is doing to raise up biblical disciples, he shared with me that his training...

Interveiw for Ginkworld

...U.S. longer periods of training are required. In other parts of the world training can be done in shorter bursts. 1. Do your planters begin preaching and teaching before they...

Disciple More by Leveraging What You’re Already Doing

...to turn your worship services, your sermons, your Sunday school classes, and every other discipleship training events into reusable, permanent discipleship tools for your congregation and literally for the world....

The Scope of Our Ministry

...unchurched, fewer people under the age of thirty-five have any biblical foundations. We have a formidable task before us. The Implications for North American Mission Leadership Training. Our number-one issue...

The Signs of the Times

...this mean for those involved in seminary training? Attach your hopes to a thriving congregation rather than the sterile classroom and help students learn a trade through on-the-job training. The...

What You Know Doesn’t Matter

...people’s lives. But even an application-heavy sermon isn’t enough. Listening to a fifteen to even forty-five minute teaching each week is still a teaching. It isn’t a training. Training (discipling,...

Hiring and Firing Staff

...the hiring than the training. Hire the right people for the right job and you will have a winner no matter what kind of training you give them. They will...

What I am Learning About Permission Giving Churches Part One

...leaders who are passionate about Level One have been given adequate training in team based ministries. I encourage you to find some lay people in your congregation who work in...

A Christmas Eve Church Fantasy… or Not

...a limb and predict that a pretty good number of them would show up again over the following weeks. Hospitality Now! Gold Training Kit Keep Your First Time Visitors Coming...