Follow The ProcessNow we knew our purpose. Our purpose has three basic parts to it, so I needed to come up with a plan to bring people through these three steps. I also needed to make it as easy possible for people to identify where they are in the process and how they can take their next step to become a disciple who makes disciples.
Lead With PurposeWhat is the purpose of your church? For a long time, I had never really considered the purpose of our church. I just did ministry without much thought about it. We had programs, events, and special days and I just continued to do what we have always done at our church. That is a terrible reason to do anything!
Assess The SituationWhether you are just taking over a church or ministry, or you have been leading it for some time, it is important to properly assess where your church currently is. To get a realistic assessment, sometimes it is necessary to get an outside perspective to see things clearly.
What's Wrong With Your Staircase?Over time we can become blind to things. We get so used to seeing something that we don’t even notice it anymore.