With Christmas closely approaching, there may have been a few things you might have missed…here are a few of those things. So grab some chow and chew on these things:
Stat to Chew on…The typical pastor has his/her greatest ministry impact at a church in years 5 through 14 of his pastorate; unfortunately, the average pastor lasts only five years at a church. (thanks Alan Fadling)
Quote to Digest…”A leader is a dealer in hope.” —Napoleon Bonaparte
Student Ministry Blogs to bite into…
- Geoff Stewart encourages us all to STOP sweating the numbers
- Brooklyn Lindsry shares 15 ways to rescue your creative side.
- Leneita Fix and Jeffrey Wallace give you 3 ways to use XP3 in an Unchurched environment
- Michael Bayne talks about what you should do when weather wrecks your event
- Ben Kerns talks about Christmas and divorce
Are there other stats, quotes or blogs that you chewed on this week? If so, share them so we can learn and benefit from each other.