Church Development Resources
This page catalogs church development resources that equip churches to participate with Jesus in his continuing disciplemaking ministry. These resources focus on three aspects of that participation:
- Ministry Foundations (sharing Jesus' heart for God and for people)
- Ministry Competency (sharing Jesus' knowledge and skill)
- Ministry Strategy (sharing Jesus' disciplemaking focus)
|Linked above is a three-part curriculum (with resources from various sources), useful for equipping church workers and leaders. Linked below are related media and ministries from GCI and its affiliiates (with contacts noted).|
GCI Weekly Update Highlighting our mission-focused ministries around the world.
Church Development Videos Showing our U.S. churches and denominational ministries on mission with Jesus.
It Looks Like This Videos and photos of the mission-focused ministries of our U.S. churches.
Equipper An online publication that outfits pastors and ministry leaders for their ministry with Jesus.
FaithTalk equipper Training and resources for small groups that connect with unchurched people.GCI-USA policy manuals including church administration, church finances, church buildings and youth ministry
The Surprising God A blog with short articles about Trinitarian incarnational theology and ministry.
Sermon Series - a weekly study in Scripture useful for preparing sermons and Bible studies. Sermon Series is emailed to a subscription list - to be added, email Ted.Johnston@gci.org. For a sample issue, click here.(For help with any of these media, email Ted.Johnston@gci.org)