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The background music featured on this podcast is by Christian musician Steve Bell and his producer and recording engineer Dave Zeglinski. It's called “O Love“ and is...
Between 40 and 50% of those who identify as Christian attend religious services mainly for religious holidays and rites of passage. They show up every Christmas. They show up every Easter. They baptize their children. They want to get married in a church, but they don't attend any other time of the year. Click the green play button to listen to Dr. Joel Thiessen: Dr. Thiessen identifies three reasons they do show up occasionally in church:
Tradition — Tradition is a powerful anchor that guides our behavior.
Family — Much like sitting around the dinner table, attending a religious service brings back the family memories.
Sacred Space — feeling closer to God in a church.
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We have some communication and conflict problems on our ministry team. I feel very isolated and don’t know how to deal with this. Please… could you have your podcast give some regular tips for team conflict resolution. And how to deal with a team leader who doesn’t bring out the best in us? Click the green play button to listen to Dr. Ken Thiessen.
Church leadership teams will benefit from the resources on his Anxious Congregations website.
Dr. Ken Thiessen came into ministry after a very successful sales career. He spent 20 years in pastoral ministry before transitioning into a denominational leadership role for 5 years. During his time as a pastor he served small town and city churches....
The background music featured on this podcast is by Christian musician Steve Bell and his producer and recording engineer Dave Zeglinski. It's called “O Love“ and is from their Landscape disc in the Pilgrimage boxed set.
Check him out at http://stevebell.com/.
Steve Bell is a songwriter, storyteller, and troubadour for...
In this episode Dr. Joel Thiessen outlines five growth enhancers that are emerging in his study of "flourishing congregations".
Jenny, a ministry worker in Québec, sent us this voicemail:My question is: “how do I get people to read my ministry reporting emails and requests for donations? It seems that my donors don’t often open my emails. What do I do?"
Anna asks "Would you want to read your own newsletter?" She gives us tips for getting supporters to open and engage with our communications.
The background music featured on this podcast is by Christian musician Steve Bell and his producer and recording engineer Dave Zeglinski....
This introductory episode of the Quick Tips for Christian Ministry podcast which provides background to our intent and the desire to give value to our audience.
The QT4CM podcast is a peer knowledge sharing initiative for personal and professional development of Christian ministry workers.
This is your place. Your ministry peers will be presenting quick pragmatic insights and best practices to you — that will help solve real problems and constraints you face and that can help you grow your ministry.
If you have a tip or advice you would like to contribute to your peers, we would like to add your voice to the conversation. Do you know the definition of Maven? That is what you are, and we would love to highlight your expertise on this channel.
We like the Wikipedia definition of Maven. “A maven is a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. The word maven comes from...