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2017 Annual Memo

To All Great Lakes District Church Pastors, Leaders and Affiliates

Important Information on our Mission, Vision, Ministry, Church Plants, Budget, Churches Joining and Leaving the GLD, 2018 Board and Nominations Committee Ballot.






Addendum for The ABF Book

Adding a Worship Service at Church

Alternative for Churches with Sunday Evening Services

Annual Review for a Senior Pastor

Assimilation

Common Mistakes in Worship Services

Considerations about Joining the EFCA

Don't Treat Mid-Sized Churches as Small

First Steps for a New Pastor

Groups Workshop

Helping Staff Teams to Know and Understand Each Other Better Without Paying for Personality Tests

P.R.A.Y. A way to improve your group prayers

Salary Setting for Pastors and Staff

Same Sex Marriage Policy

Sincere Questions about a Worship Service

Seach Interview of a Pastor

Security at the Church

Setting Salaries on a Church Staff

Soccer Field Model for the Board

The Use of Big Titles

Thoughts or Actions when Interviewing or Welcoming Staff

Untapped Resources in Many Churches


Constitution and Bylaws Example

Including an addendum for including women on a single board



Double Vision

By Dr. Rick Thompson

SPANISH VERSION: Visión Duplicadora


Effective, Empowering, Elder

By Dr. Rick Thompson


GLD Vision

By Dr. Rick Thompson


Benefits and Process of Belonging



Leadership Development

By Dr. Rick Thompson

SPANISH VERSION translated by Ricardo Palmerin: Iglesias Authenticas Desarrollan Líderes


Loving Your Hindu Neighbors and Friends

By Rev. Isaac & Indra Wilson



Modified Congregationalism

By Dr. Rick Thompson


Multiplying Healthy Churches

By Dr. Rick Thompson


Real Churches

By Dr. Rick Thompson



Shepherd Search

By Dr. Rick Thompson


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