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10 Ways to Help Deacons Be Effective

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Church, Church of Christ, Equipping, Ministry, Religion

As Jay mentioned earlier, one problem many churches face is helping their deacons to be effective. Often through poor communication and unrealistic expectations things fall through the cracks. It vital to the health of the church that we take the necessary steps to help our deacons be effective: 1 – Realize this is volunteer help […]

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Connect. How We Put On An Invovement Night at Northwest

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Discipleship, Equipping, Ministry, Religion, Take Action

Two months ago our elders and ministers had a one day retreat to talk about the future and direction of the church. In that meeting several things came to light that we decided to act on that included new ministries to add/expand existing ministries and trying to get 100% involvement from our membership in service/ministry. […]

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What do you do with Junias and Phoebe?

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, Bible Study, Church, New Testament, Religion, Romans, Women's Roles

Now this one threw me for a loop. I never noticed this before – “Greet Andronicus and Junias, my relatives who have been in prison with me. They are outstanding among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was.” – Romans 16:7 There is no doubt that Paul is referring to Junias as […]

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Autonomous Elderships in Theory or Practice?

May 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Religion

Why is it that the same people who strongly support autonomous congregations and elderships in theory vehemently oppose those same elderships when they make an “autonomous” decision? It is pretty clear that New Testament churches were not under the authority of overarching denominational structures and those who seek to restore New Testament Christianity often support […]

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