Growing a Ministry 5: Getting Wins (part 2)

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  In my previous post I promised to talk about the Hand-Picked-Model. Honestly, it’s not for everyone. Not only does HPM not “take all comers,” it doesn’t even appeal as a method to many leaders. They prefer the Inclusive-Faithful-Model, where everyone is invited to all events and the job of leaders is simply to be faithful to whomever shows up. The example …

Growing a Ministry 4: Getting Wins

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My friend Vince Miller once commented to me that the ministry he was working on needed some “wins.” I didn’t quite get it at first. What’s a win? Through our discussions I learned that a ministry win is an event or program or curriculum that draws people in and leads to an increase in their commitment to the work. For example, …