By Izah Broadus / When people think about the ministry of a church, they probably think of the pastors and ministers and what they do. But our families are also in the ministry!
By Anthony Banks / If you are bi-vocational, you have a lot of people competing for your time and attention. Are you keeping your eyes on Him?
By Andrew Munneke / So you are interested in church planting, or maybe even feel the call to plant a church? There is just one problem: you don’t know if you’re qualified.
By Lee Kemp As a pastor, you wouldn’t tell members of your church to compare themselves to someone else in the church, right? You would tell them to compare themselves with Christ. We need to validate that concept at a corporate level. When we are examining our churches’ visions and goals, how are we tracking… Continue reading 3 questions to ask when measuring the success of your ministry
By Lee Kemp A lot of times I think I’m a go-getter. I take on a bunch of stuff and think I can get everything done, but then I realize I’ve committed to too many things have to tell myself, “You’re not that good, Lee.” If we were having coffee and you asked how my… Continue reading You’re not that good
By Lee Kemp A few years ago, the manager of a Motel 6 in Fort Smith called me to refer a lady who could use some help. We had developed a friendship with Motel 6 through ministering to so many folks, and we had even been able to develop a corporate discount rate to help… Continue reading From homeless to homemaker
By Lee Kemp Sometimes churches start a ministry that already exists in the community. Other times, a ministry stops working but continues to be the focus of many churches. Why? Are we competing with other churches? Are we just doing for the sake of doing? People have asked me about Forefront’s ministry, like when our… Continue reading Fighting the urge to reinvent the wheel in ministry