Veteran outreach leaders know this – that one of the largest challenges involved in starting or running an ongoing outreach is the commitment factor. In this coaching call on ServeCoach.com we looked at some essential topics related to building commitment among your people including: Launching a Starting Vision Making Your Commitment Understandable Making Your Commitment [...]
No matter how long I do outreach, I am often surprised at how much impact serving others actually has on our own spiritual health. When we feed the poor, or do some small gesture of kindness, not only are we giving them a small taste of the kingdom, we get refreshed spiritually as well. I have heard more than one pastor use the metaphor that we are a conduit or pipeline for God’s grace when we let Him flow through us to others.
We have all heard the phrase: “A family that prays together stays together” well I like to say “A church that serves together grows together.” This growth means takes place both physically and spiritually… God blesses us in the greatest way possible when we bless others.
“Being kind to the poor is like lending to the Lord; he will reward you for what you have done.” (Proverbs 19:17)
As Valentines Day approaches lets take a peek at the power of love that moves through us – both when we reach out and we focus in on our brothers and sisters in the Church.
“Did you get your Valentine today?“ It’s easy to put a Valentine’s Day outreach together in a short time. People are really open this time of year, and everyone loves getting a little love shown to them! Roses are a great idea, wrapped with baby’s breath and some florist paper from your local florist. Order [...]