Church Development Resources
Through the ministries and media linked below, we help ministers of all types, in churches of all kinds, participate with Jesus in God's mission to the world. These resources address three aspects of Spirit-led, mission-focused ministry:
Linked above are resources to use in mentoring ministers. Linked below are related GCI ministries and media.
Chaplain endorsement and support provided by CAD to GCI elders in the U.S. using the services of the NAE Chaplains Commission. For information about being endorsed as a military chaplain, email Paul.D.Kurts@gci.org. For information about being endorsed as an institutional chaplain, email Ted.Johnston@gci.org.
GCI Weekly Update reporting on GCI's mission-focused ministries around the world.
Equipper - a monthly e-magazine that outfits pastors and ministry leaders for their ministry with Jesus.
ChurchDev videos showing the missional activities of GCI-USA churches and ministries.
It Looks Like This stories in videos and pictures about churches and ministries on mission with Jesus.
FaithTalk equipper for small groups that focus on connecting with unchurched people.
GCI manuals addressing church administration, church finances, church buildings and youth ministry.
Ceremonies for pastoral use including weddings, funerals, baptism and ordination.
The Surprising God a blog exploring Incarnational Trinitarian theology and ministry.
Sermon Series - a weekly study in Scripture useful for preparing sermons and Bible studies - emailed to a subscription list. To be added to the list, email Ted.Johnston@gci.org. For a sample issue, click here.
(For help with any of these media, email Ted.Johnston@gci.org)