Great post here from Johnathan Leeman of www.9marks.org about the need for leaders who not only ‘cast vision’ and push off from the front, but also support and enable their people to engage in ministry and chase their dreams.
A thoughtful post here from The ordinary Pastor. I am not sure I would so gracious as he in handling this type of individual.
It’s been nearly 3 years since I first got into the local high school. Since those early days, my job as Niddrie Community Church’s youth worker has involved an increasing amount of time and energy spent there. Last month, I was invited to consider becoming the school’s chaplain, an official position within the school community that would give Ellis and…
A great little article here from the Acts 29 Network on some of this issues that church planters face.
by Mike Stark One of my overall strategies for the future of the youth ministry at Niddrie Community Church is to have youth work shared between a team of committed leaders. One of the things I have become increasingly aware of in Niddrie over the past 2 years is that I’m incapable of having a significant impact in the lives of young people in Niddrie by myself. A…
Thanks to Justin Taylor of The Gospel Coalition for sharing this informative little 10 minute video, giving hints and tips for success in youth ministry. Enjoy. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLGLBVSpBzY&w=420&h=315]
We’re really blessed on the ministry team here at NCC to have 8 individuals with different gifts, abilities, and backgrounds. We wouldn’t be so effective as a team if we were all the same as Mez. God intends for His church to be a diverse body of believers (Rom 12:4-10, 1 Cor 12:14-31), and the ministry team benefits from a similar diversity. It would be…
A great article here from the Ligionier blog and a timely reminder to us in these times about the biblical qualities we should be looking for in our leaders.