“How can we adjust our focus to better meet the needs of and utilize the skills and wisdom of our older persons?”Read more
Sarah is looking forward to connecting the churches, pastors, and members of PEIA to resources, educational events, and each other!Read more
General Assembly has a new grant that is available in 2015 and 2016 titled DREAM Grant (Developmental, Risky, Experimental, Adaptive Mission). One-time grants of up to $10,000 are available. Applicants can be churches or mid-councils. The grant is meant to encourage risk-takers who are not afraid to fail in church cultures. Click to read an article about eight previous winners and apply!Read more
I’m new in this position of being the Pastor to Pastors. There are many things I don’t know yet about who we are. One of the things I will be seeking to learn is how we can together, begin building a greater sense of identity and community among ourselves as Pastors and leaders. Relationships are critical in the practice of ministry.Read more
Just because a church is small doesn’t mean it is stuck. But the truth is, many small churches are stuck. If small churches want to keep being vital elements in Jesus' Great Commission strategy, we need to be able to tell the difference between a strategic small church and one that’s just stuck.
5 types of strategically small churches, and 4 types of stuck churches. Which one are you?Read more