When you are in a position of leadership in the civilian or military world, always remember to post and update everything you do! I met a E-6 Drill Sergeant long ago and he said that the most powerful weapon in the Army was a pencil and paper. I agree in keys and pixels. If you […]
The free resources are free: kids curriculum, worship presentation software, catchy domain name… https://open.church/
I remember one of my first battalion XO’s jokingly ask me, “are you ready to compete with the staff?” I thought to myself “this is a trap!” I mean, the staff was decorated, smart, and well-liked. And althrough I am a competitive person, I simply said “Sir, if I compete with the staff, I’ll lose…but […]
There are negative people who breathe fire everywhere! Stay clear of them. Don’t respond and don’t let them drag you into the pits of their misery. Too often in the ministry, we try to please everyone. So we give negative energy space in our lives and then we begin to feed the fire. Be careful…use discernment, […]
Planning monthly events may be useful for your ministry, but you can always give yourself some breathing room and use the Flipped or another model to plan large quarterly events for your church, Soldiers, and community. Find a team of likeminded individuals to help you plan, coordinate, and execute the events.
For some ministers and Chaplains, they like to start small groups and bible studies. They have monthly “gatherings” and maybe offer food as an incentive…I used to love having small groups and coordinate different activities, flood the internet, hallways, and inboxes with flyers and notices. Then me and a few others Flipped the model…now I’m […]
Every chapel/church/ministry should have a strong presence on the web. At JFKChapel.com (Ft. Bragg, NC) we have a website, a learning management site (online school), an online prayer wall, a creative arts ministry collaboration site, and a project/task management site. The project/task management software helps facilitate everything behind the scene of a chapel ministry. Incorporate […]