Posts by Scott Magdalein

Vision for Your Church Volunteer Ministry Team

Vision is the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. Oxford Dictionary Before we jump into the meat of this post, I want to explain why I’m talking about vision when it comes to volunteer teams. Many leaders have never considered establishing a well-articulated vision for their church volunteer team.…

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How to Plan and Lead a Bible Study for Business Leaders in Your Church

Most churches are missing an incredible opportunity to disciple the most influential leaders in their church. I’m not talking about the church staff or the team leaders. I’m talking about your community’s business leaders. Business leaders, more specifically business owners and top executives at larger companies, should be discipled in a unique way. Here’s why.…

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The Key To Gospel-Centered Ministry In Your Church

There has been a lot of debate about what it really means to be gospel-centered. Some pastors whom I greatly respect, have taken this term too far. So what does it really mean to be gospel-centered? I define gospel-centered ministry as a ministry that is focused on Jesus and partnering with him in his mission…

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5 Questions New Church Members Want You To Answer

At the core of a church’s assimilation process is a class or meeting for new church members. This class not only serves as an important part of getting people connected, it’s also the on-ramp to discipleship in your church.  Every person that comes into your new members class is going to have a few questions…

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