Profiles in the Desert: Deployed Army Unit Uses LFYS to Strengthen Teams, Boost Morale

Lieutenant Colonel Philip “Buddy” Winn, U.S. Army chaplain, leads ministry teams serving soldiers and their families of Task Force Spartan, comprised of active and reserve Army and National Guard units. His job mushroomed recently when troops from Task Force Spartan were deployed to the deserts of southwest Asia as part of Operation Spartan Shield (OSS). […]

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

When Jeff Germo was called as lead pastor of Campbell River Baptist Church (Campbell River, British Columbia), the elder/deacon board gave him a mandate to develop leaders. “The discipleship system in the local church isn’t working,” says Jeff. Leadership skills grow out of spiritual formation and that everybody in God’s church is broken, including himself. […]

Guest Post: A Healthy Team Plans Together

Guest Post: A Healthy Team Plans Together

One Multisite Church’s Story of Simplifying Communications Guest Post by Judy Stallwitz* Our staff loves each other. We’re a healthy team that balances humility and willfulness. But just like maintaining a healthy diet or a healthy marriage, maintaining good team health requires attention to drift. “Drift” isn’t a mystical cloud that materializes. It can easily […]

Guest Post: 4 Questions to Ask About Your Church Communications

As we at Ministry Insights work to equip Christ-followers and ministries to build stronger relationships, we regularly emphasize healthy communications based on strengths. This excellent article points out four elements to consider in healthy communications in our churches. It’s Not What I’m Saying – It’s What You’re Hearing By THE UNSTUCK GROUP Thursday, October 15, 2015 A few months ago, […]