“The Critical Event” – a trained person taking a non-trained person to share their faith. For Montana State Cru, The Critical Event is the most important measurement of staff's success on campus. It's what they celebrate. click to read more about their Cru movement. Ever since I heard that concept from Montana State, it has shaped much of our philosophy of ministry in … [Read more...] about The Critical Event
Valeree Joy Rillon is on staff with Cru in Manila, Philippines and posted this great insight on Facebook: As a Christian GROUP, we greatly rejoice when someone receives Christ. As a Christian ORGANIZATION, we greatly rejoice when they come back for follow-up. As a Christian MOVEMENT, we greatly rejoice when they multiply because we would see more people knowing, growing, and … [Read more...] about What are We- a Group, Organization or Movement?
(part 6 of a series on "Focus on the Right People" and multiplication) How do students connect to your ministry? Usually it's thru other students. And more than likely the majority come through a handful of Social Connectors. Last year is when I first noticed this Connector Phenomenon . A hugely disproportionate number of our student women leaders got involved because … [Read more...] about Empowering Social Connectors
(part 3 of a week long series on "Focusing on the Right People" and multiplication) “One must decide where he wants his ministry to count – in the momentary applause of popular recognition or in the reproduction of his life in a few chosen men who will carry on his work after he has gone.” Robert Coleman This week we’re discussing “Focusing on the Right People”. … [Read more...] about FoTRP – Is Selection Unloving?
(part 2 of a week long series on focusing on the right people and multiplication) “The people you spend the majority of your time with can and will determine whether you are an effective or ineffective leader.” Dave Kraft – “Leaders who Last” I think one of the biggest misconceptions of those going into full time ministry is that they are going to spend most of their … [Read more...] about Focus on the right people – Do ministry thru others