From The Branches Blog
1. Get to know your volunteers and build personal relationships with them. They will all bring unique gifts to your committee. (I Cor 12: 18-20)
- Chat with each person individually and listen to their story
- Encourage them to take a Spiritual Gifts and Behavior/Learning Style Inventory
- Connect their gifts and style with the ministry vision and tasks
2. Be a …
In tough times, the question is often posed: Where is God? In tough times in my life, I also wonder: Is God where I am?
I have often felt that God is not where I am. To say it another way: I am not where I ought to be, so God cannot be where I am. All the assurances of scripture, the assertions of classical and modern theology, the soft voices of friends and mentors who gently remind of God’s presence, of God’s being here where I am, have not …