Leading Groups and Meetings

CPTT Article Conversation for June

An excerpt from my thesis, "A toolkit for unlikely leaders"

The theme of this chapter is leading groups and meetings. Some people really love meetings, while others will do anything to avoid meetings. I must confess that I have often found myself in the latter group! As one who leans more into introversion than extroversion...

Church and Kingdom, and the leaders for each

CPTT Article Conversation for February

An excerpt from my thesis, "A Toolkit for Unlikely Leaders"

Two Kinds of Leaders and Two Poles of Ministry Focus.

God gives any church or ministry two types of leaders. Some are given to us to love and develop to help grow and strengthen and advance your church or ministry area. But others are given to us to love, develop and strengthen for us to send into the Kingdom. Many of those that we send will be for influencing in the realms of family, work, business, education, service, etc. And some of them will be for the extending of the Kingdom through church planting and cross-cultural mission.

DYNAMICS OF THE KINGDOM

CPTT Article Conversation for February

An excerpt from my thesis, "A Toolkit for Unlikely Leaders"

a. The Kingdom is dynamic

It is important for us to remember that it is God who makes things happen, not humans. We get to partner with Him if we wish, or simply get caught up in what He is doing, or even resist and oppose what He is doing; but God is on the move! The Kingdom is dynamic and definitely not passive. We get to join God in His work. ...