Leadership


Daryl Driver shares of his experiences as a pastor in mentoring young leaders in a local church. He shows by example how mentoring is good for the person being mentored, good for the mentor, and good for the congregation. While mentoring can be messy and time consuming, it follows the example of Jesus in making disciples. Daryl Driver – Lesson PlanTo download the lesson plan, right click on the download button and select where...

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Many Christians do not understand the gift of prophecy and underestimate the good that can come from this gift. Phil Stutzman takes some of the mystery out of this spiritual gift and shows how a prophetic word can build up people in the church. Phil Stutzman – NotetakingTo download the note taking sheet, right click on the download button and select where you would like to download the pdf file. Download Now!18 Downloads Phil...

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The Apostle Paul passed on the baton to Timothy.There comes a time when a pastor needs to retire and allow new leadership to continue the mission of the church. In this video retired pastor and current CMC overseer Marlin Ebersole discusses some ways pastors can pass on the baton well and continue serving the church.     Marlin Ebersole – Lesson PlanTo download the lesson plan, right click on the download button and...

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Roger Hazen, senior pastor of Pineview Mennonite Church, Vassar, Michigan, speaks about our call to discern truth from error in the local church. Jesus embodied the truth and because he died and rose for us, we love him, and guard the truth in his body, the church. This lesson gives guidelines to guard the truth and ways to discern false teachers and false teaching.     Roger Hazen – Note-TakingTo download the note...

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Brian Hershberger, former pastor and now executive director of Conservative Mennonite Conference, shares his insight into local church structure. He uses the analogy of a trellis and a vine to show how the purpose of church structure is to support the ministry of the church. The trellis needs to be strong enough to support the spiritual life and growth of the church, but trellis maintenance should not detract from ministry to people....

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Mel Shetler, retired pastor, consultant, writer, and current overseer in the CMC, discusses pastoral accountability. Drawing from many years of experience, Mel discusses questions he uses to help encourage pastors in their pastoral calling.     Accountability – Lesson planTo download the lesson plan, right click on the download button and select where you would like to download the pdf file. Download Now!222 Downloads...

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