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Everyone Can Do Something: Building a Foundational Culture of Orphan Care in Your Church
For ministry leaders that want to build a culture of orphan care in their churches. It offers practical insight and tangible points of application to effectively cultivating an “everyone can do something” environment.
Three Principles to Consider and Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching and Leading an Orphan Care Ministry in Your Church
For leaders launching new ministries or leading existing ones in their churches. It walks through a three-part paradigm for how you can grow and scale your ministry in an effective and sustainable way.
What's Your Why? | Articulating a Gospel-Centered, Identity-Driven Message for Your Church's Foster Care and Adoption Ministry
The most inspiring messages motivate people with a sense of purpose bigger than themselves. They draw out and answer the question, “Why?” Why should I care? What should I sacrifice my time, money and energy to be a part of this? A truly compelling “why” casts vision, reinforces values, motivates people and gives them something bigger than themselves to believe in, pursue and sacrifice for. So how do we effectively communicate the “why” of our foster care, adoption and orphan care related ministry? What is the compelling message of our ministry?Download E-book
Building a Discipleship Pipeline | Five Essential Elements of Movement for Your Foster Care and Adoption Ministry
The goal of your foster care, adoption and orphan care ministry is not simply to recruit more people to meet a need; it’s to disciple more people to obey a command. Discipleship is not an event, it’s a process. But how do we do that in our ministries? What elements of movement are crucial to establishing an effective and sustainable process for moving our people towards caring for the vulnerable and orphaned or supporting those who do?
Helping or Hurting? | Global Engagement & the Church
Are you involved in leading the global ministry initiatives at your church? Have you ever wondered if what your church is doing is actually helping or hurting? In this resource we discuss 15 essential principles to consider and pitfalls to avoid in your church’s global engagement strategy. We construct a general framework of essential practices for your leadership to work through based on biblical principles and a strong research and evidence base that affirms the importance of engaging global orphaned and vulnerable children ministry with excellence, integrity and humility.