It seems that the smaller the church, the more time the pastor spends making hospital visits. What if you could cut your time in the hospital by 25 percent? What if you could cut your time by 100 percent? In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris will offer time saving hospital visit tips – plus provide Hospital Visitation 101 to help train your elders/shepherds to make effective, meaningful hospital visits.
The church has been busy teaching children the basic stories of the Bible for decades – but we’ve neglected to train our children to be effective disciples of Jesus Christ. Prayer, scripture reading, encouragement, mission, and faith sharing seem to be spiritual disciplines reserved for adults. And yet who hasn’t been touched by the genuine faith of a child? In this episode Drs. Bill and Kris with guest Donna Rose-Heim (author of Dream Walking for Kids) offer tools for helping your children make real connections with God.
There’s more to being an effective small group leader than presenting a prepared lesson. In fact, some of the greatest small group leaders don’t “teach” anything – they facilitate. In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris offer an overview of how to be an effective small group leader no matter what kind of group you’re in.
Head, Heart, Hands: Teaching for Life Change. For decades church leaders have operated under the presumption that if those in the pews just “knew” how to be an effective disciples of Jesus Christ, that would change the world. Adult educators, however, know differently. It’s not what we know, it’s what we put into practice that counts. This week, Drs. Kris and Bill explore effective adult discipleship that results in life changing practices.