Lessons from Camp Ministry


While many of our kids are at camp this summer, this video interview with Dan Scharnhorst will help reflect on how camp ministry can also bless our congregations!

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is one principle of camp ministry that could apply to your ministry more deeply?
  2. How would you apply that principle is your current context?

Remembering Loren Mead

On May 5, 2018 one of the great church leaders, Loren Mead, went to be with the Lord. This tribute will acquaint or remind you of the powerful influence of Mead, especially in his writings and founding of the Alban Institute. (This summary of some of his books is also a blessing.)

Going Deeper: The Once and Future Church Collection

Discussion Questions:

  1. Mead often emphasized the focus on the congregation and empowering the laity. How are you living this in your context?
  2. What is one thing you read about Mead that you need to more deeply incorporate into your own leadership?

Four Vital “Why” Questions

It’s vital that we understand and can articulate the why of being a disciple and a church leader and this short video will give you four questions to help you do so!

Going Deeper:


Discussion Questions:

  1. Which of the questions did you most struggle with answering?
  2. How can the communication about our congregation reflect the answers to these four questions?