Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nine Secrets Your Pastor’s Wife Wishes You KnewFrom SHATTERED By Christina Stolaas on June 4, 2014 She’s always there. Sometimes in the background, sometimes with a welcoming smile up front, sometimes noticed and appreciated, sometimes being silently judged. Your pastor’s … Continue reading

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Why the Pastor’s Wife is the MOST Vulnerable Person in Your Church by Joe McKeever Posted at Church Leaders We’re all vulnerable. Everyone who walks in the church door can be helped or hurt in what happens during the next … Continue reading

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7 Helpful Skills for Pastors Leading Growing Churches• By Ron Edmondson Posted on May 28th, 2014 at Ministry Matters • I came close to titling these “essential” skills, but I knew that was unfair. God can and does work through … Continue reading

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16 DRIVERS OF VITAL CONGREGATION The United Methodist Church continues to be a spiritual influence in the world for the Gospel. Essential to its ministry are healthy, vital congregations. But what makes a congregation vital and what do vital congregations … Continue reading

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FOUNDATION OF THE CALL TO ACTION TO THE CONSTITUENCY OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH The recent general conference of The United Methodist Church held at Tampa, Florida, USA, called on its constituency to:1. GROW VITAL CONGREGATIONS that will make disciples … Continue reading

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LECTIO DIVINA

The Upper Room endorses Lectio Divina as a way of praying and reading the scripture. This is primarily use individually and or as group meeting together for prayer and scripture reading. I am posting some articles on how Lectio Divina … Continue reading

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COVENANT DISCIPLESHIP GROUPS

    Methodism started and expanded the Methodist Societies which reach each, nurtured, and trained them to makes disciples, which they also enrolled to form other small groups of Methodist Societies. The on-going Covenant Discipleship Groups in the present United Methodist … Continue reading

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