Preaching Daily - November 21

Today's Reading...

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28

Today's Devotional Insight...

Designed For Connection
Justine Brown

Our fast-paced, screen focused life styles have created a void where meaningful relationships are difficult to establish and nourish. God designed us as individuals, families and as churches to function best when we are in authentic relationship with each other. With proper research and design, churches can create spaces which foster community and engagement. Read on to discover a few ways you can utilize design ideas in your facility to create opportunities for meaningful connections.

Know your church: The first step in any successful design process is to identify the needs of your congregation, as well as the visitors you seek to reach. A resource to start with is the Fishnet Solutions team with Brown Church Development Group, which has spent decades gathering and creating tools built specifically to uncover the reality of each client’s needs. Their Growth Positioning Study allows church leaders to evaluate their ministry focus based on the demographics of their congregation and surrounding community and identify specific areas of strength and weakness. Any solutions designed should be tailored to meet the needs of your people and your unique culture.

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Today’s Pastoral Resource...

Preaching Employers

Hiring a new employee can be scary with not knowing who may apply and walk through your doors. But it doesn't have to be. Preaching Jobs for Employers has a database featuring thousands of qualified potential employees. They also offer services to assist you in the process including background checks. 

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