Resources on Ministry

"Better Together” captures our desire to partner together as men and women in the church and beyond to advance the kingdom with mutual support and care. “Better Together” will address a wide range of topics from sexual abuse, leadership, women and work, women’s ministry,... Continue...

Mike Harder is joining Countermoves as a Andrew’s co-host. Mike was a missionary kid in Bogota, Colombia. He returned to the states where he attended Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn., and earned a BA in Church Ministry. He also holds... Continue...

The church I went to growing up had a ministry team for middle and high school-aged kids to serve in children’s ministry. It was called “Timothy Team,” a name that took inspiration from Paul’s exhortation to Timothy: “Don’t let anyone... Continue...

Richard Braceful remembers getting letters about his kids from his wife, Selena, during his incarceration. She would tell him how tightly they were holding on to their Christmas presents—even six months after the holiday. Richard—now a Detroit, Mich., pastor—smiles when... Continue...

Jon Akin moderates a discussion between Kevin Ezell, Afshin Ziafat, Nathan Lino, and Josh Patterson at the Southern Baptist Convention Pre-Conference in Dallas, Texas, on June 9, 2018. Continue...

Church staff and volunteers across the country are finalizing preparations for the start of a new ministry year as kids return for the start of school. If you're lending a hand with children's worship, volunteering in Awana, or serving as... Continue...

When I speak at churches, I am constantly amazed by how many services are designed and executed in a way that excludes everyone but the 20 percent of members who are the most active. Worship services in the local church... Continue...

JD Greear discusses the future of Christian ministry at the Southern Baptist Convention Pre-Conference in Dallas, Texas on June 9, 2018. Continue...