Alignment

Are You Looking For A New Staff Member For Your Church? This Is Where You Should Start.

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

Are You Looking For A New Staff Member For Your Church? This Is Where You Should  Start.

One of the questions the leaders at Real Life Ministries get asked often is “Where do you find your staff?”. The answer is that most of them are raised up from volunteers within our congregation. This is generally not the reply they expect! People assume that with a 90 person staff serving a congregation with  5-6 thousand people in weekend attendance, we must have a nationwide recruiting plan to find the skills and abilities we are looking for. But that couldn’t be farther...

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How You Can Preach Effective Sermons In Less Time – Why Every Pastor Needs A Sermon Team

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016

How You Can Preach Effective Sermons In Less Time – Why Every Pastor Needs A Sermon Team

Click To Download PDF Of This Post 10 Reasons Every Senior Pastor Needs A Sermon Team Do you find you are putting several hours of your week into developing your weekly sermon? Do you ever wonder if that is the most effective use of your time? Jim Putman, Senior Pastor of Real Life Ministries – the largest church in North Idaho – shares his method for creating effective sermons that hit the target of what his congregation needs the most. For the past several years, Pastor Putman...

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Top Discipleship Questions Leaders Ask –

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016

Top Discipleship Questions Leaders Ask –

Every month at  DiscipleShift 1 Training we have a question and answer session with a panel of leaders of Disciple Making Churches. This session is filled with  many common questions regarding discipleship, small groups and staff and leader alignment, just to name a few. In the following video – Jim Putman, Senior Pastor at Real Life Ministries, Luke Yetter, Executive Pastor at Real Life Ministries and Executive Director of the RDN, and Aaron Couch, Lead Coach at Real Life Ministries...

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Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT!

Is Your Team On The Same Page About Discipleship? Better Define IT! Creating a culture of Discipleship in your church means bringing leaders, teams, and members into alignment towards the same goal. And then constantly beating that drum to keep the vision and mission in the forefront. One of the first and easiest way to muddy the water of a culture is by not having a unified definition of terms. Jim Putman, Luke Yetter and Brandon Guindon with the Relational Discipleship Network address the...

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Is the environment in your church changing lives? Try this!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016

Is the environment in your church changing lives? Try this!

Is the environment in your church changing lives? Jim Putman says doing this one thing might help! Being disciples of Jesus and making disciples of Jesus – discipleship – has been a forefront topic for the past couple of years in churches and leadership conferences across the country. It is an accepted and acknowledged commission of the church given to us by Jesus himself in Acts 28:19. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father...

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