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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #6 of 6

Subject: CLM Homework #6 of 6: The Ministry Orders My Order for Ministry In the Harry Potter books, a new student at Hogwarts is “sorted” by the Sorting Hat into one of four “houses” – into the one that is … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #5 of 6

Subject: CLM Homework #5 of 6: The Ministry Covenant My Covenant for Ministry When I graduated from Seminary in 1980, I was moving from an environment where my professors told me what to do, into an environment of full-time ministry … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #4 of 6

Subject: CLM Homework #4 of 6 – My Team for Ministry. My Team for Ministry Bad joke:What do you call a dog that has no legs?Answer: it doesn’t matter what you call him he’s not going to come. Your mutual … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #3 of 6

Subject: CLM Homework #3 of 6 – My S.H.A.P.E. for ministry. The purpose of the “homework” is to give us some advance preparation of what we will discuss when we meet in a week. So, no deadline, but as you … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #2 of 6

Subject: CLM Class – Homework Assignment #2 of 6. My Story In Ministry Seminary Professor Wayne Oates once said that Pastoral Care was “a conversation between two people for the benefit of one.” Whether our conversation is with one person … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 CLM Module 1 Homework Assignment #1 of 6

CLM Homework Emails – CLM Module 1 – Homework Assignment #1 of 6: Getting to Know You Dear friends: I’m looking forward to our time together when we meet at Little Grassy for the Certified Lay Minister Module 1. Typically … Continue reading

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DiscipleWalk – Home Page

Walking with Jesus in theSchool of DiscipleshipSimple tools for making disciples for Jesus Christ Churches fail to thrive when the priority of the Great Commissionis not present or is not central. Note the fivefold purpose of the Elim Church of … Continue reading

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I’LL STAY WITH YOU July 1996 by Dave Kueker

I’LL STAY WITH YOU July 1996 by Dave KuekerA Song for Weddings – (tune for verses: Abide with Me) Walk down the aisle, and you will find me there.Whenever you smile My heart’s as light as air.With all the world’s … Continue reading

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Resources from ALS Preaching Class, 6/26/2021

As promised, here are links to resources from our ALS Preaching Class, 6/26/2021, at Effingham Centenary. Participant’s text: From Pew to Pulpit by Clifton F. Guthrie ISBN 978-0-88177-375-0 • (Cokesbury) https://www.cokesbury.com/From-Pew-to-Pulpit?refq=guthrie Teacher’s Book/Leader’s text: Called to Preach! by Dawn Chesser … Continue reading

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What is the mental model of the GTD/NPM: Church-TO?

Focus: GTD/NPM Focus: CHURCH – Orientation to Pastoral Work, TO: Mark Forster + GTD Sorting = Flywheel GTD – the Natural Planning ModelBORING: phoning it in.EXCITING: I am on top of my work and GTD clear. I express my CliftonStrengths; … Continue reading

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