Thursday, 3 December 2009

The Trellis and The Vine - changing our mindset

The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne, Ministry mind-shifts,how the book suggests churches need to change ;some good stuff here!

1. From running programs to building people

2. From running events to training people

3. From using people to growing people

4. From filling gaps to training new workers

5. From solving problems to helping people make progress

6. From clinging to ordained ministry to developing team leadership

7. From focusing on church polity to forging ministry partnerships

8. From relying on training institutions to establishing local training

9. From focusing on immediate pressures to aiming for long-term expansion

10. From engaging in management to engaging in ministry

11. From seeking church growth to desiring gospel growth

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