In this month’s podcast, Tom and Kelly continue their discussion on the importance of the message. They offer insights on how to plan messages for a year and how to make a message series happen in your parish.
In this episode, we look at why the message or homily is so important in the life of your parish. We will also offer six best practices for making sure the message is powerful and effective in your parish. These are six practices that any parish can employ anywhere.
The Church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ. To fulfill this mission we must have a clear strategy for how we will help the people in our pews grow into fully devoted followers of Christ. In this episode we will look at how to shape a clear discipleship path for your parish.
The weekend represents the greatest opportunity to make an impact on people. It is the best opportunity to reach the Lost and get people on the discipleship path. In this podcast we will look at the three things you absolutely need to get right in order to create a great weekend experience.
In this episode we will look at the first core strategy of a Rebuilt Parish – reaching the lost. Healthy growing parishes are going to have the same concern for Lost People that Jesus did. In this episode we will look at steps you can take to create a church that is attractive to outsiders.
Growing a healthy parish rests on three simple, but not easy strategies that any parish can employ. In this episode we will look at the core strategies that have driven the transformation of our parish and offer some action
As parish staff workers we are going to get offended and hurt by others. Some offense will come through criticism from parishioners and others by staff members and volunteers. This episode looks at how to deal well with these offenses so we can last the long haul in ministry.
Mission work or outreach to people outside our parish reminds us that the Church is to make an impact on the world. While as parishes we can get stuck in simply caring for members or creating programs for church people, the reality is that most people want to belong to something bigger than themselves. They want to be part of a church that is changing and transforming the world. In this episode, we will look at the basics of our missions program and give some practical steps for getting started in you parish.