They sit in our pews. They come to our church picnics. They may even teach Sunday school or serve on a committee. They are sexual predators, and no church or ministry is immune to the devastating effects of child sexual abuse and the resulting litiga...
This practical handbook is designed to provide orientation to the thousands of church members who volunteer to serve church visitation with newcomers, new residents, shut-ins, hospital patients, and grieving members following a death in the family.Fo...
Dedicated church leaders and teachers desire their church to thrive. The question is, How does a church become strong? John Greening gives the Biblical answer to that question and guides readers step-by-step through the process of helping disciples ...
Pastoral ministry is not a vocation for novices. The complexity of pastoral service requires the wisdom and experience of a veteran pastor. Every young pastor needs a "been-there-done-that" perspective like Paul provided to inexperienced Timothy as h...
This book is the classic historical and Biblical defense of an idea—that the church cannot fellowship with those who deny the doctrines of the historic Christian faith. In print for thirty-five years, Biblical Separation is the first source for colle...
An excellent resource for the theology and practice of Baptist polityWhether you're helping to plant a church, lead a church, or take part in church life, you'll benefit from Dr. Jackson's comprehensive instruction on the establishment and administra...
Introduces the Blueprint plan for intentional spiritual growth: building the church and building individuals according to Christ's design. The book also introduces the Bible studies based on the BuildUP acrostic.
Who needs to understand more about church business and finance? Everyone! This book is written for church leaders and members, offering a basic guide to the business side of church ministry: finances (personal and church), planning and budgeting, sal...
This complete reprint of Hiscox's original work, The New Directory for Baptist Churches, is recognized as an authoritative manual on Baptist polity and practice—a vital book for Bible-believing Baptists.
Now in paperback, this extensive resource examines the doctrine of the church and offers guidance on missions, pastoral care, leadership, and government in the local church. Numerous Scripture references, practical suggestions, and discussion questio...
Greeters are the welcoming arms that people long to find in a church. Learn more about this ministry, as well as creating a user-friendly foyer and establishing a parking lot ministry. For individual use or group training.
Learn all about building and organizing for security, taking actions to improve security, and dealing with keys, alarms, and security systems. For individual use or group training.
Study the ministry, the functions, the standard of excellence, and the authority and responsibility of ushers. For individual use or group training.
Thousands of churches are seeking pastors at any given time. While an impressive resume, a friendly smile, and a memorable sermon will convince many, what should congregations focus on when finding a new shepherd? Chris Brauns believes the search mus...
A thorough, step-by-step workbook that includes sample letters, questionnaires, and everything else you'll need in your search for a new pastor or additional staff member. Now with a spiral binding, this book is even handier!