An overview of Patrick Lencioni's book "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," with special application of the book's principles to ministry team settings. By looking at 5 "dysfunctions," Lencioni directs teams to five key factors necessary for teams to work together effectively.
Strengthening Deacon Ministry in the 21st Century Part 2
Part 2 of the Strengthening Deacon Ministry series overviews what's working and what are the challenges being faced in deacon ministry; clarifying expectations of deacon ministry between deacon, pastor/staff, and congregation.
Ko-Lay-Oh: Retaining Membership Through Involvement
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Recent studies have indicated a 60% dropout rate among new church members within five years after they join. What can be done to keep new members involved in church? The Ko-Lay-Oh Seminar offers an answer that churches are beginning to use among their membership. Ko-Lay-Oh is a Greek word that means to glue or weld together; to join or to cleave to. Joining a membership roll is not that same thing as becoming a part of the church ministry plan. Ko-Lay-Oh seeks to bridge that gap.