This term, rule of life, may be new to you, but the concept isn’t particularly revolutionary or radical... everyone already has a rule of life: a changing set of deliberate practices and habits that they undertake to lead them to greater intimacy with God and obedience to His will.
One book in two pages! The work of Dean Williams in his text Real Leadership is a great resource for thinking through “the particular challenge” that you are facing. Not all challenges are the same and therefore each challenge requires an approach suited to the challenge. This kind of resource is a gift from Ambrose@Large and designed to provide you a short cut to the best books on leadership, ministry, and life in the kingdom.
This simple resource is a way to survey your volunteer core. These twelve questions are based on the research of Gallup in thousands of workplaces and represent the twelve key indicators and fuelers of higher engagement in work and service. AN IDEA - Use this on an annual basis in every area of ministry and then gauge improvement year over year. These twelve questions also provide pastoral staff some vital guidance on what is most important for people as they serve. Are we as a staff tending to these vital ingredients?
Managing time is a key yet challenging part of ministry. Terry Young has developed a tool to assist with assessing, structuring and planning the time in your week.