MP Thursday Night Module 1

Beginning Thursday, February 9th, we will begin our Griffin Lake Performance Simulation. Download and reference the pamphlet “Now that I’m A Christian” as it will serve as the starting point for our discussion on Time management and Goal Setting. 1-Day Planner – The Single page planner module Now That You Are A Christian – Information Packet. As a point of reference, I’d suggest checking out the following videos on Time Management and Goal Setting. Randy Pausch – A Lecture on

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The Church in the United States, Part 1

Recently, I picked up my outline for my Griffin Lake project and after reading it, decided that I should do some more substantial research to have a better grasp on what I looking to do. I am looking to develop a model of efficiency within the local church setting and for this I needed a better grasp on information about the Church of Christ in the United States of America. Now, with any research done, you’d hope that there would

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Local Congregation Marketing, Part 2

Okay, while the last article dealt with the overall need to put marketing principles in place at your congregation, this time we’ll delve a little into specifics. Identity System In today’s environment, any great marketing system has to first address the overall identity of the congregation, and what better way than to have an identity system as the cornerstone. Now, an Identity system, at its core, is simply a stationary set that provides identification for your congregation. In most instances

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Local Congregation Marketing

There’s a trend spreading nationwide that involves the marketing of congregations. Now, the idea of “Marketing” a congregation is one that many people object to on the basis of misinformation. They look at the word marketing and automatically think in terms of people who are trying to pilfer and sell bills of goods to members. The exact opposite is the case here. In marketing, the local congregation has an opportunity to have their message at the forefront of their audiences

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A Ministry Framework

I’ve been looking forward to writing on this topic for some time now, but have only now gotten around to actually sitting down and taking the time to organize my thoughts for this particular post. The Idea of ministry management has become a major sticking point for me as I’ve come to believe that ministry can and should work a whole lot better in the engagement of the members of any particular congregation. Congregations, for the most part, have come

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